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WSJ: Candy Taxes Struggle to Define Candy

By Conor Dougherty As they struggle with budget deficits, states from New York to Washington are looking to candy and soda taxes to help bridge the gap. Now comes the hard part: Defining candy. Getty Images The distinction between candy and food can be to define. In Washington, a new […]

Pittsburghlive: Will U.S. food police replace parents?

By Jack Markowitz, FOR THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Uh-oh, it’s an “epidemic.” And an epidemic of course requires action. So look for hundreds of millions to be spent before the menace is conquered, because this endangers the welfare state’s undeniable favorite — the children. It’s an epidemic of childhood obesity. Too many […]