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A study released by Yale University found that beverage companies are targeting Black and Latino youth in their sales campaigns for sodas, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and juices.

“There is no doubt that children and teens need protection from the masterful and ubiquitous marketing by companies of products known to increase risk for obesity and diabetes,” Kelly Brownell, co-author of the report wrote in an article for The Atlantic. “Industry’s promise to behave better seems empty when the evidence shows they are exposing children even more to messages promoting high-sugar drinks.”

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