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Albany Sugary Drinks and Soda Tax

Length: 30s

Language(S): English

Year: 2010

Adaptability Rating: Low

Licensing Rating: Easy

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campaign Name
Healthier NY Now
target audience
Adults
Key message

Sugary Drinks, Tax

summary

Shows various health professionals talking about how they see many people with obesity and that just a small tax on sugary drinks could help reduce the prevalence.

transcript

Nutritionist VO: I see overweight and obese kids everyday. Psych VO: I know what their future holds. Physician VO: Diabetes, heart disease, cancer. RD VO: It's an epidemic and it's preventable. Narrator VO: Over ten million New Yorkers are dangerously overweight,
Text: New York Times: Child Obesity Risks Death at Early Age, February 11, 2010
VO ...by adding pennies to the cost of sugary sodas and drinks we can held reduce obesity and we can use the money to stop devastating healthcare costs in Albany.
Physician VO: Helping New Yorkers lose weight is a matter of life and death.
Narrator VO: Tell Albany to pass the soda tax.
Closing Text: TELL ALBANY: Pass the tax on sugary sodas and drinks.

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