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AMA calls soda tax 'worth considering' but doesn't vote

from MedPage Today

A soda tax may be one way to limit consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, improve health and curb obesity, according to a resolution adopted by the American Medical Association' House of Delegates. Wrapping up its annual meeting Wednesday, the delegates stopped short of endorsing a soda tax, conceding it is an option worth investigating.

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