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    Sugar tax go ahead and new advertising rules

    The government took a big step towards implementation of a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks this week by including draft legislation in its Finance Bill. The new levy will be applied in two rates: a lower one for added sugar drinks… Read More

  • Is Mexico’s sugar tax working

    THERE’S BEEN a bit of confusion surrounding the impact of this controversial legislation. Here are both sides of the story so far.   YES – Kawther Hashem, nutritionist for Action on Sugar More than 30% of the Mexican population are obese and… Read More

  • Goodbye to supersize?

    AS NEW YORK bans giant servings amid growing pressure to confront obesity, Footprint asks if the UK’s soft drinks face hard regulation.                           Last month Coca-Cola unveiled a new… Read More

  • Doctors back soda tax

    DOCTORS BELIEVE that a tax on sugary drinks will help to tackle the obesity crisis. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges also calls for better standards of hospital food   In an extensive report, published today February 18th, the Academy of… Read More