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Webinar: Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks


ChangeLab Solutions is hosting a webinar on September 24, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss a policy that would require sugar-sweetened beverages to come with safety warnings about their harmful health impact.

According to ChangeLab Solutions, this is “an emerging policy strategy that has great potential to change social norms around sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), to reduce the prevalence of youth and adult obesity and diabetes.”

Presenters include:

  • Ian McLaughlin, J.D., Senior Staff Attorney at ChangeLab Solutions.
  • Harold Goldstein, Dr.PH., Executive Director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.
  • Xavier Morales, Ph.D., MRP,  Executive Director of the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California.
  • Jim O'Hara, Director of the Health Promotion Policy at the Center for Science of Public Interest.

Additionally, the presenters will discuss California’s Senate Bill 100 and lessons learned from their work on it, the impact of such policies on minorities and how to help encourage your state or community to work on similar legislation.

For more information and to register, click here.

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