Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP
Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP

Hefty tax on sugary drinks would reduce UK obesity

A 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks would reduce the number of obese adults in the UK by 180,000, say researchers

Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP
Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimate a 20 per cent tax on soft drinks in Britain would reduce sales by 15 per cent. Photo: AP
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