Webinar: Is Now the Time for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in New York City?
(from the NYC Health Department Healthy Eating Unit)
On February 9th from 1-2 pm, please join NYSHealth for a webinar with Xavier Morales, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Praxis Project, and Steven Gortmaker, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Morales, the former chair of the City of Berkeley’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax expert panel, will discuss the potential impact on New York City communities, applying lessons learned from his work allocating tax revenue in Berkeley. Dr. Gortmaker will discuss research on the potential health care cost impact of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in New York City. The 60-minute webinar will feature a short discussion followed by audience Q&A. Sponsored by the New York State Health Foundation.
To register for this webinar, please go to this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WVy-bQqLTdKsTt_NIeqK4w