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Banning bottled water has opposite of intended effect

I guess this shouldn’t be too surprising.

The Unintended Consequences of Changes in Beverage Options and the Removal of Bottled Water on a University Campus.

Related by the water bottlers as: Study confirms college bottled water bans increase consumption of less-healthy drinks

Long story short (since you have links to the long), when the University of Vermont banned bottle water sales, sugary drink consumption went up 25% and plastic bottle waste went up almost 10%.

I guess they could outlaw vending machines and bottled beverage sales and just have a bunch of hoses around to drink from 🙂

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