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Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Upshot Scaling Back A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes By Margot Sanger-Katz April 22, 2016 Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last… Read More »