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kleinbl00  ·  420 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong

France has had a calorie tax since 2011. Hungary since 2012. Over 9 million Americans live under a calorie tax right now. Not a single nation, city or municipality has repealed a calorie tax and the principle result has been a 15-20% decline in the consumption of sugary beverages.

HeroicGomez  ·  415 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Their citizens also have far less disposable income, because European socialism. So of course a consumption tax would work effectively there.

_refugee_  ·  420 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ah! The soda taxes! I forgot about those.