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Sep 10 2014

By Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley; author of "Beyond Outrage" .

I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.

Rather than hang up I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley in November. When I said yes, he then asked whether I trusted the Berkeley city government to spend the revenues wisely.

Sep 7 2014

By Kick the Can

 

New Webinar:  Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks, Promoting Informed Choices
Date and Time:  
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM PDT. 
Hosted by: Change Lab Solutions.
Featured speakers:  Dr. Harold Goldstein from the CA Center for Public Health Advocacy, Xavier Morales from the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California and Jim O'Hara from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. 

REGISTER HERE to attend!

Aug 20 2014

by Fernando Quintero, Strategic Communications Specialist with Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG).

Aug 5 2014

A rapidly-growing sector in the beverage world is fueled by misleading health claims according to a new study commissioned by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy, (CCPHA) Kick the Can's Parent Organization, and conducted by UC Berkeley's Atkins Center for Weight and Health (CWH).

Aug 3 2014

By Michael Jacobson - Executive Director, Center for Science for the Public Interest

The SWEET Act is not the spoonful of sugar that will help the medicine go down for Big Soda but it is, indeed, the right prescription for the diseases brought on by excessive consumption of sugar drinks.

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