1. Doctors Are Calling For More Taxes And Policy Changes For High-Sugar Drinks  Tech Times
  2. Can soda taxes reduce kids' consumption of sugary drinks?  Treehugger
  3. Medical Groups Call for Taxes on Sodas and Sugary Drinks  Complex
  4. In "Landmark" Move, Scientists Say It's Time to Treat Soda Like Cigarettes  Inverse
  5. Major US Health Organizations Call for Sugary Drink Tax  HYPEBEAST
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In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics wants more strategic approaches to decrease the excessive consumption of high-sugar drinks among children. These include higher excise tax on the beverages and decreased marketing efforts targeting the young ones.In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics wants more strategic approaches to decrease the excessive consumption of high-sugar drinks among children. These include higher excise tax on the beverages and decreased marketing efforts targeting the young ones.

Doctors Are Calling For More Taxes And Policy Changes For High-Sugar Drinks | Tech Times

U.S. doctors believes it's a serious public health concern that requires drastic action.U.S. doctors believes it's a serious public health concern that requires drastic action.

Can soda taxes reduce kids' consumption of sugary drinks? | TreeHugger

On Monday two major medical groups released a statement arguing that sugary drinks are a "grave threat" to child and teen health. To protect against soda's health risks, they're turning to the same public health playbook used to combat big tobacco."Similar to tobacco companies, sugary drink manufacturers aim to appeal to children and adolescents"

In "Landmark" Move, Scientists Say It's Time to Treat Soda Like Cigarettes | Inverse

Major US Health Organizations Call for Sugary Drink Tax: To curb childhood obesity and related health risks.To curb childhood obesity and related health risks.

Major US Health Organizations Sugary Drink Tax | HYPEBEAST

“Today, the @AmerAcadPeds and @American_Heart announced support for taxes on sugary beverages in efforts to reduce childhood obesity in this country. We must stand up for public health and fight to reduce sugary beverage consumption. https://t.co/x4nwfbtitf”

Rosa DeLauro on Twitter: "Today, the @AmerAcadPeds and @American_Heart announced support for taxes on sugary beverages in efforts to reduce childhood obesity in this country. We must stand up for public health and fight to reduce sugary beverage consumption. https://t.co/x4nwfbtitf"

“What do you think? Is this the way to help people cut back? Health experts push for higher tax on sugary drinks https://t.co/ttTwKQ2Yxw”

Steven Romo on Twitter: "What do you think? Is this the way to help people cut back? Health experts push for higher tax on sugary drinks https://t.co/ttTwKQ2Yxw"

“More confirmation of the ill health effects of sugary drink consumption. This time out Harvard. My legislation to curb their use and provide funds for healthy nutrition programs will be heard soon in Assembly Health committee! The science is overwhelming! https://t.co/cF5EyvwXUC”

Richard Bloom on Twitter: "More confirmation of the ill health effects of sugary drink consumption. This time out Harvard. My legislation to curb their use and provide funds for healthy nutrition programs will be heard soon in Assembly Health committee! The science is overwhelming! https://t.co/cF5EyvwXUC"

“Analysis of study: "'Just one sugary drink a day' linked to health problems" by @NHSEngland https://t.co/7EYepAUyIK #nutrition Sum: limitations, but "study adds to the current body of research on the negative effect of sugary drinks on health."”

Timothy Caulfield on Twitter: "Analysis of study: "'Just one sugary drink a day' linked to health problems" by @NHSEngland https://t.co/7EYepAUyIK #nutrition Sum: limitations, but "study adds to the current body of research on the negative effect of sugary drinks on health.""

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on lawmakers to put a higher tax on sugary drinks to help curb the childhood obesity epidemic. "Watch what your kids eat. You are in charge of it," said Dr.KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on lawmakers to put a higher tax on sugary drinks to help curb the childhood obesity epidemic. "Watch what your kids eat. You are in charge of it," said Dr. Steve Lauer, associate chair of pediatrics at the University of Kansas Health System.

Pediatricians call for higher tax on sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports

They want the taxes to help curb childhood obesity. They want the taxes to help curb childhood obesity.