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Mexico’s Soda Tax with Raj Patel: Could it Happen Here?
Date Saturday September 27
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorAmy Kiser
A year ago, Mexico was the first in the world to pass a national soda tax, to combat the world’s highest obesity rate. What can we learn from our neighbor about protecting our kids’ health? Is Mexico’s effort to curb excess sugar consumption possible in the US? Academic, journalist, and writer Raj Patel dialogues with Mexican public health leaders and activists about their hard-won campaign.
SPEAKERS:
Raj Patel
Award-winning Writer, Activist, and Academic

Rebecca L. Berner, Director
El Poder del Consumidor

Simon Barquera, MD, PhD
Mexican National Institute of Public Health
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No on D in Berkeley to Stop Regressive Tax; Shameful Mexican Soda & Food TaxObese SF VoterThursday Sep 11th, 2014 9:45 PM

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