November 26, 2018

Public Health Nutrition, Jennifer Pomeranz and Mark Pertschuk, November 26, 2018- Madam We read with interest the Commentary by Hagenaars et al. on sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxation in 2017(1) published in this journal. The authors provided an insightful perspective on reasons behind the quick spread of SSB taxes in the …

November 20, 2018

Tampa Bay Times, Josh Solomon, November 16, 2018- Plastic straws were first. Then polystyrene. Now the City Council is targeting bags. Council members on Thursday heard a pioneering proposal that would force retailers and restaurants citywide to charge customers 5 cents for “single-use carryout bags.” That means traditional Chinese-restaurant style …