We all know that America is too fat, but now it seems that the scales of justice could tip as a result. At least that is where we appear to be headed, as an increasing number of policymakers and health advocates take aim at the manufacturers of sugar-based sodas.Just last week health policy researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles came out in favor of levying fees or taxes on sodas after a study linked the sugary beverages to the growing obesity problem—which they say is ...

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