The World Health Organisation has called on nations to tax sweetened soft drinks in an effort to curb the rising obesity rate. Photo: SCMP Pictures

With one in five Hongkongers overweight, government urged to implement WHO call to tax all soft drinks

Administration declines to say whether it will impose such a tax to curb obesity, while retailers express concern over the cost implications

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The World Health Organisation has called on nations to tax sweetened soft drinks in an effort to curb the rising obesity rate. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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