November 19, 2018

Science Direct, Jennifer Pomeranz, November 19, 2018- Introduction In the U.S., federal, state, and local governments have various legal tools to support public health and prevent diet-related disease, including enacting policy and bringing lawsuits against businesses that produce harm-causing products. Yet, states preempt, or limit, government’s authority to enact public health …

June 13, 2018

It’s very easy to be cynical about politics. I can be cynical as well. But seeing policies being guided by a grassroots movement, with people who wanted to make this happen at all levels of power in the city, was inspiring. — Sara Soka, former Campaign Manager, Berkeley vs. Big Soda …

May 24, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Darrell L. Clarke, May 21, 2018- As resources for services, programs, and critical needs including public education have declined, municipalities have been forced to think creatively about how to make up the gap without overburdening local taxpayers. One creative solution put forth locally is the Philadelphia Beverage …