Bar-B-Que & Big Gulps

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By Sara McPherson and John Norris: Chief Economist with Oakworth Capital Bank. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Episode 4 of Trading Perspectives is the 2nd of our 2 part discussion on sin taxes. John and Sam dive deeper into the sugary products discussed in episode 3 and just how much money they actually cost on annual basis. Sam provides statistics surrounding the amount of money the government spends on healthcare in relation to the sugary foods we consume daily. Should we, as consumers, be dependent on the government to tell us when enough is enough?

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