We have Healthy Food America and the University of Washington, the UCONN Rudd Center for Food Policy & Health, and the Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law to thank for this guide to tax legislation that will promote health and racial equity.
- Reviews tax laws proposed and achieved in the US
- Summarizes the experience of advocates and policymakers
- Examines approaches used in alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis taxes
- Recommends how to draft legislation to promote equity
The full report: Investing Sweetened Beverage Tax Revenues to Advance Equity: Recommendations for Drafting Legislation
The brief report is here.
An infographic provides a quick overview.
Other supporting materials are available on the Healthy Food America website.
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