New Zealand Study Shows Food Taxes Change Consumption Habits

Dec. 18, 2012

Recent research from New Zealand analyzing 32 studies reports a slight decline in consumption, 0.02 percent, of fatty foods when they carry a 1 percent price increase, according to HealthDay News. Soda drinks were a bit higher with consumption decreasing from 1 to 24 percent with a 10 percent price increase. Full article. 


Soda Tax

Richmond, Calif. To Put Soda Tax On Ballot

May 17, 2012
After nearly five hours of debate, the Richmond, Calif. city council voted late Tuesday to put tandem ballot measures to local voters.

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