Webinar: Tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages?

Hosted by: Nutrition Resource Centre
Thursday, May 5, from 12:00 to 13:00

Should we tax sugar-sweetened beverages? Will this reduce consumption and improve the health of Canadians?

In this webinar, Dietitians of Canada presents its new position paper recommending an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages sold in Canada as part of the solution to address the negative impact of these beverages on health. You will learn:

  • The definition of sugar-sweetened beverages,
  • The impact on caloric intake, obesity and chronic disease,
  • The evidence to support taxation,
  • And how to respond to common criticisms of taxation as a policy tool

MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION HERE

Date: 
Thu, 2016/05/05 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm