Are you drinking yourself sick?Buying scientists. Misleading the public. Coca Cola USA is facing a lawsuit for manipulating the public. Meanwhile in South Africa, fizzy drink manufacturers are using all kinds of tactics to stop the proposed tax on sugary drinks.  Are you drinking yourself sick? Four days into 2017, Coca Cola USA was slapped with a lawsuit aimed at stopping its “campaign of deception” to downplay the health risks of its drinks. The non-profit organisation, Praxis Project, wants to stop Coca Cola and the American Beverage Association (ABA) from “deceiving the public on the science linking obesity and related diseases to regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages” and to stop them from marketing their drinks to children…..more