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Friday, October 14, 2016

Sugar Drinks

WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks

In a new WHO report launched this week on World Obesity Day, expert findings show that taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. Fiscal policies that lead to an at least 20% increase in the retail price of sugary drinks would result in proportional reductions in consumption of such products.
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