Support for Soda Tax Fizzles at the American Medical Association

In the controversial debate over imposing a soda and sugary beverage tax to fight obesity, the American Medical Association has declined to enter the fray -- at least for now. At this week's annual meeting of the AMA's policy-making House of Delegates, about 300 delegates debated and ultimately opposed giving AMA support to a sugar-sweetened beverage tax, saying it needed more information on the topic, says AMA Past President Dr. Cecil Wilson. "They said they were not sure that taxing...Full Story
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