Sugar tax does not work

15 September 2016 - “The ‘mathematical model’ the Treasury cites as evidence that a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will reduce obesity by 3.8% among men and 2.4% among women has no hard data to support it. Instead, it rests on nothing but five assumptions, none of which is likely to hold true in the real world.
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Sugar tax does not work

15 September 2016 - “The ‘mathematical model’ the Treasury cites as evidence that a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will reduce obesity by 3.8% among men and 2.4% among women has no hard data to support it. Instead, it rests on nothing but five assumptions, none of which is likely to hold true in the real world.

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