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American Heart Association Issues Statement on Impact of Sugary Drink Taxes
April 18, 2017
DALLAS, April 18 -- The American Heart Association issued the following statement by CEO Nancy Brown on an evaluation of sugary drink taxes in Berkeley, California, published in the PLOS Medicine:

"This study adds to the compelling evidence that simply cannot be ignored. The residents of Berkeley, who voted for a sugary drink tax in their community, are now seeing the benefits of significantly reduced consumption of sugary drinks, significantly increased consumption of water . . .

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