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Harvard: Soda Taxes and Other Policy Responses to the American Obesity Epidemic – A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium | Friday, February 14

In recent years, some cities have tried to impose soda taxes and other new policies to reduce the obesity epidemic in the U.S. — particularly among children — and its critical impact on society and the health care system. How effective are these policies? What is blocking their uptake?  What alternatives should we consider?

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