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  1. Reedy J, Krebs-Smith SM. Dietary sources of energy, solid fats, and added sugars among children and adolescents in the United States. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Oct;110(10):1477-84. Table: https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/foodsources/added_sugars/table1b.html
  2. Wang YC, Bleich SN, Gortmaker SL. Increasing caloric contribution from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices among US children and adolescents, 1988-2004. Pediatrics. 2008 Jun;121(6):e1604-14.
  3. Babey SH, Wolstein J, Goldstein H. Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar Sweetened Beverages. UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and California Center for Public Health Advocacy, 2013.
  4. Babey SH, Wolstein J, Goldstein H. Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar Sweetened Beverages. UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and California Center for Public Health Advocacy, 2013.
  5. Woodward-Lopez G, Kao J, Ritchie L. To what extent have sweetened beverages contributed to the obesity epidemic? Public Health Nutr. Mar 2011;14(3):499-509.
  6. Morenga LT, Mallard S, Mann J. Dietary sugars and body weight: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and cohort studies. Brit Med J. Jan 15 2013;346.
  7. Sohn W, Burt BA, Sowers MR. Carbonated Soft Drinks and Dental Caries in the Primary Dentition. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(3): 262-266.
  8. Malik VS, Popkin BM, Bray GA, Després JP, Willett WC, Hu FB. Sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2010 Nov;33(11):2477-83.
  9. Imamura F, O’Connor L, Ye Z, Mursu J, Hayashino Y, Bhupathiraju SN, et al. Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice and incidence of type 2 diabetes: systematic review, meta-analysis, and estimation of population attributable fraction. BMJ.2015; 351 :h3576
  10. Ogden CL, Carroll MD . Prevalence of Obesity Among Children and Adolescents: United States, Trends 1963–1965 Through 2007–2008. Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2010.
  11. Kit BK, Fakhouri TH, Park S, Nielsen SJ, Ogden CL. Trends in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among youth and adults in the United States: 1999-2010. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jul;98(1):180-8.
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Sugary Drink Taxes Ride a TIDAL WAVE OF MOVEMENT

  1. Center for Science in the Public Interest. Comparing Local Soda Taxes in U.S. Dec 2016. Available at https://cspinet.org/resource/comparing-local-soda-taxes-us
  2. Center for Science in the Public Interest. Proposed Soda Taxes 2017 Overview. Feb 2017. Available at https://cspinet.org/resource/infographic-proposed-soda-taxes-2017-overview
  3. Lynn Silver. Berkeley Evaluation of Soda Tax Project. Data Source – City of Berkeley, Office of Economic Development, Data sources: Muniservices, and Employment Development Department (EDD) QCEW Data 2014-2016. Available at: http://www.phi.org/resources/?resource=berkeley-soda-tax-boosts-jobs-revenues
  4. Powell LM, Wada R, Persky JJ, Chaloupka FJ. Employment Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes. Am J Public Health. 2014;104(4):672-677.
  5. Terruso J. With Soda-Tax Money, Pre-K Centers See Rapid Growth. Philly.com. March 10, 2017. http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/With-soda-tax-money-pre-k-centers-see-rapid-growth.html
  6. Orso A. Teamsters say soda tax would cost thousands of jobs; that doesn’t add up. Politifact Pennsylvania. May 20, 2016. http://www.politifact.com/pennsylvania/statements/2016/may/20/daniel-grace/teamsters-say-soda-tax-would-cost-thousands-jobs-d/
  7. Kick the Can. Soda Tax Revenue Calculator for CA Cities. http://www.kickthecan.info/soda-tax-calculator
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Sacramento County

  1. 2015 California Health Interview Survey
  2. Babey SH, Wolstein J, Diamant AL, Goldstein H. Prediabetes in California: Nearly Half of California Adults on Path to Diabetes. Policy Brief, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 2016 Mar;(PB2016-1):1-8.
  3. Brown PM1, Gonzalez M, Dhaul RS. Cost of chronic disease in California: estimates at the county level. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015 Jan-Feb;21(1):E10-9.
  4. Hu FB, Manson JE, Stampfer MJ, et al. Diet, lifestyle, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women. N Engl J Med. 2001; 345:790-7.
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Vital Signs: Avoidable Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke, and Hypertensive Disease — United States, 2001–2010. September 2013.
  6. Calculations based on cost of $8,668 per child. Source: kidsdata.org, Sacramento County, Annual Cost of Child Care, by Age Group and Type of Facility
  7. Calculations based on cost of $287,932 per unit. Source: CA Department of Housing and Community Development , CA Tax Credit Allocation Committee , CA Housing Finance Agency, CA Debt Limit Allocation Committee. Affordable Housing Cost Study: Analysis of the Factors that Influence the Cost of Building Multi-Family Affordable Housing in California. October 2014. http://www.treasurer.ca.gov/ctcac/affordable_housing.pdf
  8. Calculations based on cost of $4,852 per person (average cost of two-year college in California). Source: collegecalc.org, Annual Cost of Undergraduate Tuition.
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