Skip to content
  1. Latest News

Will the Soda Tax Make Us Healthier?

Source: Knowledge at Wharton, September 12, 2012 Wharton professors Karen Glanz, David Asch and Mark Pauly weigh in on New York’s “soda ban” and the soda excise taxes on ballots in California. They comment that this legislation could convince some consumers to change their habits but could also have unintended consequences such as including increased prices for healthier items and fewer choices for populations that already have limited food options.

Research Areas