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UK: Sugary drinks tax ‘effective public health measure’

A 20% tax on sugary drinks would reduce the number of obese adults in the UK by 180,000, say researchers writing in the British Medical Journal.
The impact would be greatest in the under-30s.

Read the abstract: BMJ, 31 Oct 2013
Read about the health benefits of a proposed sugary drinks tax: BBC, 1 Nov 2013

Published on November 2, 2013 in International news