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As we increasingly see sugar-sweetened beverages and the Boulder 2H ballot measure in the news, Healthy Boulder Kids will share this information throughout the campaign. Below you will find a list of the most recent media coverage we have received, and with relevant national news about the issue.

Complete coverage of 2H’s Nov. 8 victory:

Boulder Residents Say “YES” to Sugary Drink Tax

UPI: Soda taxes pass in California and Colorado

Denver Business Journal: Soda tax passes in Boulder

BuzzFeed: Soda taxes pass in four cities, dealing blow to big soda

Daily Camera: Boulder becomes nation’s second city to vote in a soda tax

Daily Camera: Boulder throws out election complaint against backers of sugary drink tax

USA Today: 4 cities vote to tax sugary drinks, soda

Reuters: Soda taxes spread after votes in four U.S. cities

Wall Street Journal: Soda taxes approve in four cities; vote looms in Chicago’s Cook County

Vox: In a devastating blow to the beverage industry, 4 cities passed soda taxes

Forbes: Passage of four soda taxes deals major blow to the beverage industry

New York Times: Soda taxes sweep to victory, despite facing big spending

Mother Jones: Soda taxes win big

Fox News: Soda measures pass in 4 cities

BuzzFeed: Soda taxes pass in four cities, dealing blow to big soda

Boulder Residents Say “YES” to Sugary Drink Tax

More media coverage:

Editorial: We Endorse 2H, Boulder Should Lead on Sugary Drinks
Daily Camera, October 20, 2016

Some facts on sugary drinks from the American Heart Association
Daily Camera, Nov. 5, 2016

Four cities vote on soda taxes tomorrow. Soda companies are terrified.
Vox, Nov. 5, 2016

Lynn Gilbert and Eben Carsey: Soda tax is for kids
Daily Camera, Nov. 5, 2016

With light proof, group against Boulder sugar tax questions funding
Daily Camera, Nov. 4, 2016

Christa Ambrose: The Sweet Side of 2H
Daily Camera, Nov. 2, 2016

Stephen Thomas: Support 2H for its Health Benefits
Daily Camera, October 30, 2016

Alan Greenberg: Vote Yes on 2H
Daily Camera, October 28, 2016

Harvard: Sugary drink tax would cut disease rates, health care costs in Boulder
Daily Camera, October 27, 2016

Soda taxes could cut healthcare costs
Business Insider, October 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders distances himself from anti-soda tax movement in Boulder
Daily Camera, October 27, 2016

Colorado election issue include tax on soda in Boulder
Denver Post, October 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders to No On 2H: Stop using my comments out of context!
Press Release, October 26, 2016

Could Proposed Boulder Soda Tax on Sugary Drinks Be Coming to Your City
Westword, October 26, 2016

Willow King: Yes on 2H
Daily Camera, October 25, 2016

Soda taxes coming to a city near you?
KUNC, October 25, 2016

Bernie Sanders tells soda lobby to remove him from anti-tax ads
Daily Camera, October 20, 2016

Bernie Sanders To Soda Industry: Stop Using My Name To Fight Soda Taxes
Forbes, October 20, 2016

Simon Smith: Yes on Issue 2H for a healthier community
Daily Camera, October 20, 2016

Dennis Lewis: Sugar attacks oral health
Daily Camera, October 20, 2016

Spense Havlick: Election Confusion and Supporting 2H
Daily Camera, October 19, 2016

Inside the Big Soda Tax Fight
Vox, October 18, 2016

Pepsi Says It’s Serious About Cutting Sugar From Drinks
CNN, October 17, 2016

Boulder Voters Could Find Tax on Sugary Drinks To Their Taste
Daily Camera, October 16, 2016

Fight Over Sugary Drink Tax Finance Reports
Daily Camera, October 13, 2016

Cook County Proposes Soda Tax
Chicago Tribune, October 12, 2016

Big Soda’s Tax Claim Falls Flat With Grocers
San Francisco Chronicle, October 11, 2016

Tax Soda To Fight Obesity: WHO Urges Nations Around the Globe
National Public Radio, October 11, 2016

American Diabetes Association Supports 2H
Press Release, October 10, 2016

Soda Group Suspends Payments to Dietitians Opposing New Tax
Seattle Times, October 5, 2016

Poll: Philadelphians Back Soda Tax, Think City Headed In Right Direction
Philly Voice, October 5, 2016

Carolyn J. Tabak: Passage of 2h Critical for Children’s Health
Daily Camera Letter to the Editor, October 4, 2016

San Francisco Bay Area Battle Brewing Over Soda Tax
Associated Press, September 29, 2016

Eben Carsey: Healthier Future For All Kids
Daily Camera, September 28, 2016

Steve Fenberg and Edie Hooton: Countering Big Soda
Daily Camera, September 27, 2016

Jim Martin: Big Soda’s Latest Scam
Daily Camera, September 27, 2016

Boulder businesses say they were duped by anti-tax campaign
Daily Camera, September 21, 2016

Alex Bogusky: Let’s stop getting sicker
Daily Camera Letter to the Editor, September 17, 2016

Daniel Booth: Were restaurants subsidized by ‘Big Sugar’?
Daily Camera Letter to the Editor, September 16, 2016

Boulder Democrats Vote 9-1 to Support Soda Tax
Press Release, September 16, 2016

Boulder residents to vote on proposed sugary drink tax
Fox 31 Denver, September 7, 2016

Tax on sugary drinks heads to Boulder voters this November
The Denver Channel, September 6, 2016

Judge clears way for soda tax to appear on Boulder ballot
Boulder Daily Camera, September 6, 2016

Editorial: Let Boulder vote on sugary drinks tax
Boulder Daily Camera, August 27, 2016

Wendy Peters Moschetti: Confront the role of sugar
Boulder Daily Camera, September 3, 2016

Editorial: Let Boulder vote on sugary drinks tax
Boulder Daily Camera, August 27, 2016

Boulder eyes study showing soda tax cuts consumption in low-income neighborhoods
Boulder Daily Camera, August 25, 2016

NYTimes: More Evidence That Soda Taxes Cut Soda Drinking
New York Times, August 25, 2016

Jim Martin: Big Soda is Goliath
Boulder Daily Camera, August 24, 2016

Jose D. Beteta: Latino Chamber supports sugary drink tax
Boulder Daily Camera, August 23, 2016

Added Sugars and Cardiovascular Disease in Children
American Heart Association Circulation, August 22, 2016

Kristen Daly: Clarifying information about sugary drinks, Tuesday’s meeting
Boulder Daily Camera, August 7, 2016

Boulder Council sends term limits, sugary drink tax to ballot – but passes on pay raise
Boulder Daily Camera, August 2, 2016

Dr. Eric Harker: Black Lives Matter: A Public Health Perspective
Boulder Daily Camera, July 23, 2016

Soda tax proponents submit petition for vote in Boulder
Reuters, June 28, 2016

Sugary-drinks excise tax appears headed for Boulder ballot
Boulder Daily Camera, June 27, 2016

 Jorge De Santiago: Join Healthy Boulder Kids ballot initiative
Boulder Daily Camera, June 25, 2016

Victoria Olson: Support ballot issue on sugary drinks
Boulder Daily Camera, May 9, 2016

Lynn Gilbert: For healthy kids, support tax on sugary drinks
Boulder Daily Camera, May 3, 2016

Sugary drinks could be subject to extra tax in Boulder
Denver CBS, April 22, 2016

Boulder group calls for excise tax on sugary soda and more
Westword, April 22, 2016

Excise tax on soda, sugary drinks could make it to Boulder ballot
Boulder Daily Camera, April 21, 2016