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Soft Drink Tax Dedicated to the Prevention of Obesity

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the dedication of tax dollars generated from the consumption of soft drinks and fruit juices that contain less than 5% real fruit juice to the prevention and treatment of obesity.

(Resolution 11-2010, adopted as amended by the NCMS Board of Directors, 9/10/11)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 115, adopted 11/3/2018)