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Seattle residents consuming fewer sugary drinks after city’s ‘soda tax’

UW School of Public Health

New 12-month report co-authored by UW Center for Public Health Nutrition researchers Jessica Jones-Smith, Lina Walkinshaw and Vanessa Oddo offer surprise finding that one year after Seattle’s tax on sweetened beverages took effect, low-income children and their parents were consuming significantly fewer sugary drink.

April 16, 2020