Posted on February 2, 2012 at 12:30pm
Time to tax sugar to combat health crisis: experts
AFP – 4 hrs ago
Sugar should be identified alongside alcohol and tobacco as a health danger, and governments should tax sweetened drinks and food as part of their efforts to combat it.
So says a commentary, published on Thursday in the journal Nature as part of a widening debate among doctors and policymakers about food fiscality and health.
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