120 search results for “california soda tax” (page 12)

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You’ve read about the absurd claim that obesity “threatens the foundations of our…
Posted June 6, 2003 at 12:00 am

Genes Make Obesity An Individual Problem

That diet plays a role in human health and disease is indisputable. And despite the drastically overstated numbers of overweight people in America, and the make-believe counts of…
Posted May 20, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: “Public Health” in the Hands of Social Activists

Attendees of the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) convention this week are getting more than they bargained for. In addition to the usual presentations on everything from…
Posted November 13, 2002 at 12:00 am

Soft Drinks: A Review

In recognition of the month when America celebrates its freedom, we are devoting the first two weeks of July to a review of the ongoing battle for consumer freedom —…
Posted July 2, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fizz Fight Fizzles — For Now

California has taken a step back from banning soft drinks in schools, but the issue will return. A bill to phase out soda sales during school hours over five years…
Posted May 22, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fat Lawsuits: Sign Of The Times

The campaign against soda and snacks in public schools has reached the front page of The New York Times. As we have told you in the past, anti-obesity…
Posted May 20, 2002 at 12:00 am

They Messed With Texas

The fight to regulate personal food choices has infected Texas. That state, always rightly proud of its spirit of self-determination and independence, will now restrict sales of so-called “junk foods”…
Posted May 2, 2002 at 12:00 am

The Sweet And Lowdown

Anti-consumer activists are already branding snack foods the new tobacco, with Action on Smoking and Health’s John Banzhaf declaring, “People are wondering if tactics used against the tobacco industry very…
Posted April 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fat Or Fit, We’re Under Fire

The Richmond Times-Dispatch weighs in on the so-called “obesity epidemic” in an editorial: “Fat is the next big political thing… Sixty percent of the populace is overweight. Just…
Posted April 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

The Anti-Consumer Slippery Slope

The anti-consumer crowd may seem to take tiny footsteps on the way to controlling your food and beverage options, but it’s essential to track these “baby steps.” In reality, they’re…
Posted January 7, 2002 at 12:00 am