Tax isn't so sweet

In a country where nearly $150 billion is spent dealing with the health ramifications of obesity, is a tax on the sugar in beverages a good idea or a bad one? Rumblings for these kinds of taxes are being heard in about dozen revenue-starved states and several cities across the country. Full Story
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#64 May 22, 2010
Fruits and vegetables are cheaper than processed foods. It's a myth that they cost more, an excuse for people to stuff themselves with crap laced with sugar and/or salt so it tastes good and sells.

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