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British Medical Association proposes 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks

Doctors from the British Medical Association (BMA) are calling for a 20 per cent tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, which in turn will then pay for subsidies on fruit and vegetables, in order to combat obesity. A report from the BMA to introduce the sugar tax as a “useful first step” demands regulatory action on a range … Read moreBritish Medical Association proposes 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks