The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has announced“a national
advocacy conference to motivate and strengthen national, state, and local
initiatives, both public and private, to reduce sugary-drink consumption in
the United States.” Scheduled for June 7-8, 2012, in Washington, D.C., the
meeting is apparently designed for “researchers, government officials, state
and local legislators, health professionals, low-income and minority advocates,
youth activists, consumer groups, faith-based organizations, health
insurers, and business leaders” to “strategize to improve public health” and
“add momentum to a growing public health movement.”

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