Daily Archives: January 8, 2015

Berkeley, California is rethinking the approach to the obesity crisis with a tax on added sugar in beverages.

Sweet, Sweet Taxes

By: Austin McCandlish Ask the average person to name some of the most harmful addictive substances, and they will likely give a tally of illicit drugs: heroin, cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, and the like. Ask a nutritionist, however, and they will probably give a different response: sugar. Indeed there are some scientists trying to classify the…

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