Annice Kim, PhD, testified before the New York City Council regarding Mayor Bloomberg’s bill to ban the visible display of tobacco products.
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Senior Public Health Analyst
“It appears that youth are being exposed to a sustained level of marketing about the benefits of e-cigarettes. In television, that can be influential.”
Reuters June, 2014
Research Economist, Food and Nutrition Policy Research
“It provides a better incentive to the consumer to switch to lower-calorie drinks, which would be taxed at a lower rate than higher-calorie drinks. One of the concerns about taxing ounces of sugar-sweetened beverages is that consumers are paying the same tax whether they buy 12 ounces of a drink with 150 calories or 12 ounces of a drink with 50 calories.”
The New York Times June, 2014
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