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‘Tax sugary drinks’
10:00am Friday 1st November 2013 in News
Oxford University researchers say a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks would cut the number of severely overweight people in the UK by 285,000.
And they say the tax on the drinks – which would put about 12p on a 330ml can of fizzy drink bought in a supermarket – could cut the number who are classed as clinically obese by 180,000.
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