National Alliance for Hispanic Health Joins "Friends of the Court" Brief in Support of Cit

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WASHINGTON, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The beverage industry has pursued a strategy of legal obstruction and put profits over the health of people. I am confident that the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will rule instead in favor of the health and well-being of the residents of Philadelphia," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group.

Today, the Alliance and a diverse group of partners filed an amicus brief with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in support of a 1.5 cents per ounce sugary beverages tax (levied on distributors of sweetene