Those who know me know I am a huge supporter of local, sustainable and organic foods, especially when they're used to benefit lower income citizens who normally wouldn't be able to afford to purchase these foods.
Obama's tax will make people look at what they are eating and promote local farming and sustainable methods. It will, hopefully, also bring the family back to the table because they will be more inclined to cook dinner from scratch, rather than stop at the local fast food joint. This, in turn, will help reduce the epidemic of diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related health costs.
Read more in this article posted by Forbes and tell us what you think about these ongoing issues.