Study: Soda sales drop 20 percent in Howard County

Posted at 12:27 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 18:42:39-05

Soda sales in Howard County saw a 20 percent drop in 2015, according to a recent study.

Researchers at the American Heart Association found that sales decreased after a campaign pushing community outreach and policy changes.

The study also found that sales of 100 percent juice, and also fruit-flavored drinks with added sugar, dropped by 15 percent in Howard County compared to data complied in 2012.

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