‘Soda taxes’ and ‘fat taxes’ can help tackle the twin problems of global obesity and under-nutrition

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Can taxation provide a partial solution to malnutrition? Simon Nicholas Williams from the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, considers the potential of ‘soda taxes’ and ‘fat taxes’ as public health policies, in both low and high income countries.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-22
Number of pages2
JournalPerspectives in Public Health
Volume136
Issue number1
Early online date23 Dec 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

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‘Soda taxes’ and ‘fat taxes’ can help tackle the twin problems of global obesity and under-nutrition. / Williams, Simon Nicholas.

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