As a tool to fight obesity. The Obama Administration proposed taxing soft drinks.
However, a new study suggests higher taxes on sodas may not be effective in fighting obesity.
Researchers found that adding up to a 40 percent tax on high calorie drinks would only cut about 13 calories a day from a person's diet.
Experts say taxing the owners of restaurants and vending machines might not be effective in fighting obesity.
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