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NZ: French MP urges school vending machine ban

The visiting vice-president of the French parliament spoke to the Health Select Inquiry into Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. He encouraged New Zealand to follow France’s example and ban food and drink vending machines from schools.  

He also told them that a sugar tax on “alcopop” drinks in France lead to a big fall in sales and that this shows regulating the sales of unhealthy food and drinks can be effective.

Read more: NZ Herald, 25 May 2006

Published on May 25, 2006 in New Zealand news