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Natalie Riediger

Professeure adjointe aux départements des sciences de la santé communautaire et des sciences de la nutrition humaine de l'Université du Manitoba; conseillère auprès d'EvidenceNetwork.ca

Natalie Riediger est conseillère auprès du réseau EvidenceNetwork.ca. Elle est également professeure adjointe aux départements des sciences de la santé communautaire et des sciences de la nutrition humaine de l'Université du Manitoba.
A Soda Tax Will Only Hurt The People It's Meant To

A Soda Tax Will Only Hurt The People It's Meant To Help

There has been increasing interest in the use of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax to curb the burden of obesity in Canada -- call it a 'pop tax' if you like. A recent Senate report on obesity in Canada recommends assessing the possibility of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax and points to the high rates of taxation on tobacco products as a successful example worth imitating. But have taxes on tobacco products been as successful as is often claimed?
05/31/2016 01:14 EDT