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Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes

Reduced sugar consumption projected to improve health High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) predicts increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity, among other negative health outcomes. Researchers at Columbia University and the University of California – San Francisco used the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model to estimate the effect of a nationwide 1 cent-per-ounce…