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PBS NewsHour | Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed Like Cigarettes? | PBS

Duration: 08:21
Program: PBS NewsHour #10345
Broadcast Date: Jun. 7, 2012

As New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposes banning extra-large sugar drinks from public venues, the city of Richmond, Calif., may be poised to go further than any other government in the U.S. with a new tax on soda. Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on a controversial public health campaign to combat obesity and diabetes.

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Post Date: June 7, 2012