ABA: Singling out 1 product for taxation to solve obesity is an ineffective approach

04/2/2010

"A tax doesn't even qualify as a good start to addressing the rising rates of obesity. We need to move beyond these simplistic ideas and pursue comprehensive, meaningful solutions from all aspects of society if we're really going to reverse childhood obesity," said Susan Neely, ABA president and CEO, in a statement issued by the association in response to a recent study on soft-drink taxes.

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