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Activists Want Warning Labels On Soda

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America’s anti-soda activists want legislation that would require warning labels on soda and other sugary drinks.

Health experts say changing people’s attitudes about drinking soda will require treating the product like cigarettes by listing the health risks on the container.

California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign into law a soda warning label bill that passed recently in the California state senate. The labels would note that drinking beverages with added sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.

[Metro Networks]

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