You may already be aware of the hot debate going on in the news right now about plans in the US to tax sodas and sugary drinks in an attempt to curb the obesity epidemic.
The idea is that the billions of dollars raised as a result will help pay for the burden obesity puts on the healthcare system.
Newsy.com have put together a video highlighting the controversy, and it shows several different perspectives of the argument.
You can check out the video below:
As you know, I’m not a fan of soft drinks, and I do believe people should be discourage from consuming them. But, is taxing them really the way to go? I’m not sure!
I’d love to hear your thoughts on this…
Do you think putting a tax on soft drinks is an effective solution to fight obesity and pay for healthcare?
Share your thoughts in the comments section below.