Fee to Raise Funds for Health, Wellness
Apr30

Fee to Raise Funds for Health, Wellness

The Assembly Health Committee has the opportunity on May 5, to create a dedicated revenue source for California families to live healthier lives and to help reverse alarming health epidemics of diabetes and heart disease. A 2-cent-per-ounce health impact excise fee on sugary drinks is expected to generate an estimated $3 billion dollars a year. These funds will be used to create the “Children’s and Family Health Promotion Program” to...

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