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More Money, Fewer Calories — Why Not Tax Soda?

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WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer reports on a new proposal by Harvard economists and public health experts to tax soda and other sugar-laden drinks to defray health care costs and fight obesity.

This program aired on September 16, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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