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Should we tax chocolate milk to fight obesity?

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The dairy industry is up in arms over a plan to tax chocolate milk.

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee says taxing sugared drinks would raise up to $50 billion over 10 years to help pay for health care reform, and stop kids from getting obese.

Milk producers are upset that chocolate and strawberry milk were lumped in with sugared soda as a Washington tax target.

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