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true case example of the abacus for making policy decisions to improve health - in a complex context need to weigh trade-offs and find sensitive intervention points to achieve positive social change

This may not be a ban too far, but it is certainly a ban too dumb. What evidence exists that demonstrates that banning these obscene size sodas in selected places will affect obesity in the slightest? If one of my policy analysis students suggested this ban, his grade would be in doubt. Regulation is good when there is evidence to prove its effectiveness. Otherwise, it's just expensive and annoying --and its costs might have been better spent on something that actually works.

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