The AMA has proposed a 20% tax on sugary drinks that it says will prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes as well as reduce rates of diabetes and obesity-related disease. Announcing the policy last week, AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid said the tax, targeting sweetened sugary beverages (SSBs) with little or no nutritional value, ...
Sugar tax will prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes: AMA
By Julie Lambert
16 Jun 2021