Health-E News: A weighty and taxing issue – the deadline for responding to plans for a sugar tax is around the corner – Daily Maverick

Health-E News: A weighty and taxing issue – the deadline for responding to plans for a sugar tax is around the corner – Daily Maverick


Daily Maverick

Health-E News: A weighty and taxing issue – the deadline for responding to plans for a sugar tax is around the corner
Daily Maverick
But we do respond to punishment meted out to our pockets. When South Africa introduced a heavy tax on tobacco products and made it hard for people to smoke in public, the per capita consumption of cigarettes was slashed by 40% between 2003 and 2013.

Health-E News: A weighty and taxing issue – the deadline for responding to plans for a sugar tax is around the corner – Daily Maverick