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MPs' Report Calling For A Sugar Tax Criticised By The Advertising Association

  • Marketing, Tuesday, December 1, 2015 6:42 AM

The report, by Parliament’s House of Commons Health Select Committee calls for a 20% "sugar drinks tax" on full sugar soft drinks and to extend the 9pm watershed to apply to high fat, sugar and salty food, as recommended by Public Health England. A spokesman for the Advertising Association said the Committee did not take evidence from advertising experts and that its views reflect a "narrow, medical perspective." 

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