endocrinology
Obesity

Government won’t budge on AMA call for sugar tax

Health minister Greg Hunt has rejected doctors’ calls for a sugar tax to curb rising rates of obesity and diabetes, saying the emphasis instead should be on encouraging children to eat more cheap veggies. In a new position statement, the AMA says a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages should be introduced as a matter of priority. ...

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