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Oregon Update -- The fat tax

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should government be taxing food items in order to protect you from yourself? Candy and soda taxes plus taxes other sweet and items are starting to emerge in states around the country for various reasons, including to generate revenue to pay for health care. Do you think that's the governments job to tell you what to eat or what you can't eat? U.S. researchers estimate that an 18 percent tax on pizza and soda can push down U.S. adults' calorie intake enough to lower their average weight by 5 pounds Please join us every Saturday morning 10am PT ... your phone calls are welcome at (646)721-9887 or send us an E-mail at