Overconsumption Of Anything (Even Water) Can Be Risky

August 3, 2015

Some recent articles have cautioned that people should be careful not to drink too much water when exercising. Drinking excessive water can cause a condition…

The Alabama Beverage Tax Is Discriminatory And Will Hurt Business

July 29, 2015

It seems like for every budget problem politicians face these days they propose a tax to fix it. Over the past several years, more than 30 states and cities…

Calories Down, Without Government Regulation

July 28, 2015

There’s good news on the obesity front. The New York Times reports that after decades of sharp increases in obesity, Americans’ eating habits have…

The Safe And Accurate Food Labeling Act: Providing Accurate Labeling For Americans

July 27, 2015

America’s beverage companies are strongly in favor of providing consumers with the accurate information they need when it comes to making decisions on…

Alabama’s Beverage Tax Proposal Is Regressive And Harmful

July 24, 2015

Alabamians are rising up against a beverage tax proposed by Gov. Robert Bentley as a way to fill a budget hole.
Nearly 300 Alabama small businesses and…

Alabamians Say “No” To Beverage Tax

July 22, 2015

In the past few years, soda tax proposals have failed in more than 30 states and cities across the country. Poll after poll shows that these taxes are…

Beverage Taxes In Alabama Are A Slippery Slope

July 21, 2015

In Alabama, legislators are considering a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to deal with a budget deficit. But Alabamians began fighting back this week…

New Study Shows Regulation Is Not Going To Solve Our Health Woes

July 20, 2015

Lawmakers and public health activists worldwide like to believe that regulation is the magic wand that will solve a host of public health problems. A new…

The Voice Of Reason Among Chaos

July 17, 2015

You may have heard that San Francisco lawmakers have mandated that warning labels be put on certain ads for sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages.…

Taxes Won’t Curb Obesity

July 10, 2015

This week the New Zealand Taxpayer’s Union released a report that sets the record straight about the lack of effectiveness of sugar taxes in curbing…