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Action On Sugar Calls For A Confectionary Tax

Health campaign group, Action on Sugar, has published a six-point manifesto that includes a call for confectionary to be taxed in the same way that sugary drinks about to be, "Campaign" reveals. The levy on sweet drinks is due to come into force next year and should be joined, the campaigners argue, with a tax on sweet snacks that contribute to rising obesity levels.

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