TAXING SUGARY DRINKS: an election issue Monday, 26 June 2017

Date: Monday 26th June, 2017

Venue: University of Auckland, School of Population Health

Official Opening: Dr Lester Levy CNZM Chair Auckland DHBs, Auckland Transport

Keynote 1 - Professor Richard Johnson Why are sugary drinks harmful?

Keynote 2 - Dr Jennifer Falbe The Berkley Sugary Drink Tax

This is a symposium that will look at:

- Why sugary drinks are harmful to health and well-being
- Profile initiatives that have been used to reduce and/or displace sugar drink intake
- Look specifically at a Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand
- Hold a Political Panel discussion on a Sugary Drink Tax 

Find out more here.