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A sugar tax: insanity is catching

19 September 2016

11:17 AM

19 September 2016

11:17 AM

Here we go again. The UK Government unveiled its plans for a sugar tax in March this year. Closer to home, the Labour Party in New Zealand was recently reported to be strongly considering a similar measure. Not one to be left behind, Liberal backbencher Russell Broadbent has joined the (woefully out of tune) chorus:

[Mr Broadbent] said there was “absolutely” a disconnect between community concerns about tobacco versus sugar, and Australians needed to wake up to the dangers of over-consumption.

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