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Childhood Obesity / Soft Drinks #960541

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 08, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Michelle Miller) The effort to expand the effort to keep sugary soft drinks out of schools to curtail childhood obesity updated; details given about proposals to tax sweetened beverages & about a study on the tax. [Former President Bill CLINTON - reacts to the results: an 88 percent in beverage reduction in schools.] [MAN - reacts to a soda tax.] [American Beverages Assn. president/CEO Susan NEELY†- opposes the tax.] [UNC Gilings School of Public Health nutrition director Barry POPKIN†- says the increase in soda prices would matter.]

Couric, Katie;
Miller, Michelle

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