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in 2014, California tried unsuccessfully to pass legislation that would require certain sugary beverages to have warning labels, informing consumers about health risks associated with excess sugar consumption. Now Hawaii will try similar legislation in 2015.
The Hawaii Public Health Institute recently met with state legislators to to outline their four childhood obesity-related priorities for the upcoming legislative session. One of these is placing safety warnings on sugar-sweetened beverages.
Legislation has yet to be drafted. Read more in this news article.