FROM SCRATCH NEWSWIRE

SCAVENGING THE INTERNET

A TOBACCO-STYLE TAX ON FATTENING DRINKS – NEW YORK GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON WANTS TO FIGHT OBESITY BY TAXING CERTAIN, BUT NOT ALL, SWEET DRINKS. COULD AN ‘OBESITY TAX’ ACHIEVE MUCH? – THE IDEA FOR “A TOBACCO-STYLE TAX ON FATTENING DRINKS” CAME FROM BUSINESSWEEK READER CHARLES WEBER, A U.S. NAVY VETERAN AND RETIRED ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR IN HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (USA)

Posted by Gilmour Poincaree on January 12, 2009

January 11, 2009, 8:07PM EST

by Catherine Arnst

PUBLISHED BY ‘BUSINESS WEEK’ (USA)

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PUBLISHED BY ‘BUSINESS WEEK’ (USA)

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