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A sweet fix to tackling obesity in the UK?

Around 25 per cent of UK adults and 16 per cent of UK children aged 2 to 15 are considered to be obese, with the UK having the highest level of obesity in Western Europe, ahead of countries such as France, Germany, Spain and Sweden. A combination of low physical...

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Taxing tobacco

Taxing tobacco

Over the last 10 years, impressive gains have been made in the battle against the tobacco epidemic. Spurred by the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which entered into force in 2005, most countries have launched comprehensive...

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