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Soft Drinks: The Beginning of the End?


According to the Los Angeles Times, California state Senator Bill Monning on February 13 introduced a controversial bill that could make California the first state in the nation to require prominent health warnings (about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay) on sugary drinks.
Monning sees his proposal as a model for the rest of the nation, so suddenly I see my history with carbonated beverages in a different light.
When my late father was a Webelos Scout leader, he would use an antique cream separator to dispense a multi-soda concoction affectionately known as “Suicide.” Taking into consideration recent health warnings, was ...

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