Soda Taxes Touted By American Academy of Pediatrics

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Thomas Farley noted that the article emphasizes taxes as the “number one recommended policy” to help reduce kids’ sugar intake.

“So Philadelphians should be proud that we’re on the forefront of a movement to invest in our children’s education, which can also improve children’s health by lowering their sugary drink consumption,” Farley said in a statement.

https://www.philly.com/news/soda-tax-pediatric-association-pediatrician-heart-association-policy-20190325.html

By Laura McChrystal