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States Can Raise Millions of Dollars in Revenue, According to Updated Rudd Center Sugary Drink Tax Calculator
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, a nonprofit research and public policy organization based at the University of Connecticut, has a calculator that estimates potential tax revenues from a sugary drink tax. The organization released its new sugary drink tax calculator in April. The update uses the latest data and models to estimate just how much money states can expect to raise should they pass a sugary drink tax on beverages like fruit, sports and energy drinks, sweetened coffee and tea, and soda.
Hate has No Home Here
Recent events and the many, many events in our American history must cause us to come to terms with the fact that hate is here. We all have a role to play in addressing this reality so that it does not continue to divide, damage and destroy us and our democracy.
New Bill Could Bolster Health While Curbing Sugary Drink Consumption in Washington, D.C.
Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Tooth decay. While most physicians are accustomed to treating these chronic illnesses, Yolandra Hancock, MD, was surprised when she began diagnosing these conditions in the patients who came to her practice.