A new study that evaluates the cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical 2-cent-per-ounce excise tax in California and implications for population health and health equity was published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
A Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Excise Tax in California: Projected Benefits for Population Obesity and Health Equity.
Lee MM, Barrett JL, Kenney EL, Gouck J, Whetstone L, McCulloch SM, Cradock AL, Long MW, Ward ZJ, Rohrer B, Williams DR, Gortmaker SL. Am J Prev Med. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2023.08.004. Epub 2023 Aug 6.
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