A new poll finds growing concern about childhood obesity, so much so that 61 percent support banning sugary drinks from schools, according to The Los Angeles Times.
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Editor's Insight: The poll demonstrates that the public in general has become more aware of the seriousness of child obesity. This is why the majority support banning soft drinks in schools and taxing soft drinks to finance anti-obesity measures.
Rest assured politicians will use this poll to support more tax proposals.
The beverage and refreshment industries will have to join with other business organizations and remind Californians that they are already overtaxed. 02-08-11 Elliot Maras