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California residents support soda tax to fight obesity, health study shows. n

June 5 Fighting obesity by taxing sugary drinks and restricting junk food advertisements aimed at children has support from a wide majority of residents surveyed in a Southern California public health study released on Thursday.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

You’ll have greater results by taxing all the foods that appear in the aisles of the supermarket (i.e., processed foods) and allowing those on the periphery go tax-free.

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