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Beverage prices, volume sold after sweetened beverage tax repeal in Chicago's county

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This observational study examined whether lasting change in sweetened beverage prices or the volume sold was associated with the implementation and repeal of a sweetened beverage tax in Cook County, Illinois, where Chicago is.

Authors: Lisa M. Powell, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois Chicago, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.31083)

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