Coalition for a Healthy California
AB 2782 – For our Children and Families
Placing a 2-cent per fluid ounce health impact fee on the distribution of sugary drinks will create a dedicated revenue source that will provide coordinated programs for nutrition education, increased physical activity in schools, more access to clean drinkable water and more healthy food options in our communities, especially among our poor and communities of color.
Did you know that sugary drinks have the largest caloric count of any other single type of food or beverage in our diet? Find out more in our infographic: Why Soda Not Cake?
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About the Coalition for a Healthy California
AB 2782, Healthy California Fund advocates to protect the health of California’s children and families. Our work is aimed at reducing the consumption of sugary drinks, increasing water consumption and providing education and resources to move towards a healthier community. AB 2782 is co-sponsored by leading ethnic, state-based, and national health organizations:
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