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Obesity researchers say Coke and Pepsi should stop targeting communities of color with ads

23 Jun 2020

Black children and teens see more than twice as many sugary drink ads (256 and 331 ads per year) as their white counterparts.

If you want to know why communities of color suffer high rates of obesity and diabetes, start with the beverage industry: A new report finds that sugary drink advertising jumped 26% to $1.04 billion since 2013—and such advertising targets Hispanic and Black communities.

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