TID:  4 243 VID:  9

Minorities’ Health Would Benefit Most from Beverage Sugar Tax, UCSF Researchers Report

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to decrease consumption, resulting in lower rates of diabetes and heart disease, and these health benefits are expected to be greatest for the low-income, Hispanic and African-American Californians who are at highest risk of diabetes, according to a new analysis led by researchers at UC San Francisco.