A New Health Lawsuit Compares Big Soda to the Tobacco Industry
It might sound like an exaggeration to compare the big soda companies to corporations like Philip Morris, but a recent lawsuit is alleging just that.
Philadelphia just became the first major US city to pass a soda tax
Similar attempts at taxing sugary and diet beverages failed twice before in Philadelphia and 30 other American cities, including New York.
British Hospital Cafes Are Introducing a Tax on Sugary Drinks
In a bid to tackle Britain's growing obesity problem, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has announced a 20 percent levy on all sugary drinks and foods sold in NHS cafes.
Britain Is Aware of Sugar’s Dangers But Still Won’t Tax It
The British government has finally released a report on the longstanding effects sugar has on both England’s public health and economy—a report that was originally scheduled to be released all the way back in July.