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Soda's Demise: The Sweetened Beverage Tax

Food & Agribusiness Institute

Monday, October 22, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

Santa Clara, CA

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Soda's Demise: The Sweetened Beverage Tax
Monday, October 22nd
Presentation: 5PM
Location: Lucas Hall, Rm. 126 (Forbes Conference Room)
Cost: FREE!

Join FAI in welcoming Councilman Dr. Jeff Ritterman. Dr. Ritterman is a retired cardiologist who introduced a ballot initiative to add a one cent tax to

The tax profits will be used to fund programs to curb obesity, especially in children. The ballot initiative will be voted on by Richmond residents in the November election.

Dr. Ritterman will discuss the importance of curbing childhood obesity in America and how his taxing sweetened beverages will help.

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Forbes Conference Room - Lucas Hall
Santa Clara Unversity
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Monday, October 22, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)


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