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Study suggests “snack tax” could be more effective than sugary drinks tax to tackle obesity

The study was published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) today and suggest the focus on taxing sugar sweetened drinks may not be as effective as taxing snacks.

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Taxing high sugar snacks such as biscuits, cakes, and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar sweetened drinks, a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) says today.

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