BBC RADIO 4
You & Yours – Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme
What’s the use of sugar tax?
by Pauliina Siniauer
In 2018 a sugar tax will be introduced on some soft drinks. It’s part of broader efforts to tackle the problem of obesity in children. Other countries have tried sugar taxes. Pauliina Siniauer reports from Finland on why the authorities there have decided to phase out part of their levy.
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