Unit 4 Assignment: Assignment Title: Sweet drinks or Marijuana?

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Unit 4 Assignment: Assignment Title: Sweet drinks or Marijuana?
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Apply epidemiological perspective to an issue in regards to political implications and
overall health impact.
Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
PU520-2:
Explain the importance of epidemiology for informing scientific, ethical, economic, and
political discussion of health issues.
Instructions
In this scenario you have been hired by the President of the United States of America to provide health policy recommendations. Currently there is a great debate about if we should outlaw super-sized soft drinks or legalize marijuana. You need to research bothoptions, decide which one you recommend and create a PowerPoint presentation
presenting and justifying your recommendation.
 
Requirements
The presentation should be visually appealing,
geared toward a non-health professional
audience and should include the following sections:
A cover slide with your name and presentation title (1 slide)
An overview of both issues from a health
perspective including scientifically proven
health pros and cons (3–6 slides)
Specific health information for each issue as it relates to obesity rates (2 slides, one for
each topic)
An overview of both issues from an economic perspective (4–6 slides)
An overview of both issues from an ethical perspective (4–6 slides)
An overview of both issues from a political perspective (4–6 slides)
Your recommendation regarding which one to pursue for policy implementation and an
explanation why (2–4 slides)
Reference list
Each slide should have a clear title indicating the focus of the slide.

Include speaker notes as needed on each slide

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