Taxes Won’t Change Behavior

December 15, 2016

Tax proponents often falsely claim that taxes on common grocery items like beverages are the cure all to public health challenges like obesity. In a recent…

The Downsides of Soda Taxes

December 13, 2016

Beverage tax supporters often oversell the impact of these fundamentally-flawed policies. The Tax Foundation is pointing out the goals of tax proponents…

Drink Up Los Angeles

December 5, 2016

Beverage companies are committed to bringing consumers more low-and no-calorie beverage options, including bottled water and new sparkling waters. That…

Working at Meaningful Solutions

December 1, 2016

America’s beverage companies are working together and doing their part to tackle complex public health issues like obesity. The National Association of…

Setting the Record Straight on Beverage Taxes

November 30, 2016

Despite zero evidence that taxing common grocery items improves public health, some continue to advance the false notion that a regressive and unfair levy…

Beverage Taxes - A Money Grab

November 29, 2016

Pro-tax advocates and lawmakers often sell beverage taxes to the public by claiming the revenue will go toward solving public health challenges like obesity…

Cook County Commissioner Comes Out Against Beverage Tax

November 28, 2016

Just last month, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to slap a tax on common grocery store items like soda, juice drinks, sports drinks, tea –…

Taxing Beverages Raises Revenue but Doesn’t Impact Health

November 21, 2016

Taxes on beverages are often sold on false claims that they will reduce obesity and make people healthier, but the fact is there is zero evidence to back…

Doing the Hard Work

November 17, 2016

There is no question that rising rates of obesity is a challenge for our country. The looming question is what’s the best way to address it? In a letter…

Staying Balanced Through the Holidays

November 14, 2016

The holiday season is about to be in full swing, and with endless celebrations with friends and family, many people are also thinking about how to cut…