Three cities in California, as well as Boulder, Colo., adopted taxes on sugary drinks, a move aimed at combating obesity.
Three California cities are voting on one-cent-per-ounce soda taxes, while Boulder, Colorado's two-cent-per-fluid-ounce tax would be the highest in the country.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes.
A new study finds the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugary drinks, but it's uncertain if the effect will be permanent.
A new study has found that a majority of the top 100 athletes' food and beverage endorsements were for unhealthy products.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
Mike Bloomberg announced that he wants to limit the size of sugary beverages sold in NYC. The beverage industry isn't taking the news lying down.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest sent a letter to the FDA on Monday detailing concerns about a compound used to give cola its distinctive look.
Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.