A tax-and-ban strategy won’t help tackle obesity – as Britain shows
The Spectator Australia
Thursday, August 12, 2021
From sin taxes to advertising bans, British public health policy has become a manual for how to fail at making a nation healthier – and consign civil liberties to the garbage truck in the process. The first of these disastrous policies was the soft drinks sugar levy, introduced in 2018 by then- prime minister Theresa May in an effort to put the brakes on the UK’s spiralling obesity rates. It sought to reduce Brits’ sugar intake via soft drinks. It comprehensively failed.Click here to connect to the source of this storyClick here for more News and Views
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