SUGAR TAX

SUGAR TAX

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  1. Cans of soda are displayed at Kwik Stops Liquor in San Diego

    Sugary drink tax tied to drop in soda consumption

    People in Berkeley, California, dramatically cut their soda consumption after the city implemented a "soda tax," a new study suggests.
  2. File photo of sweet drinks

    Commentary: Want to fight the sugar problem? Start counting calories

    It’s easier to cut down on our sugar intake if we know how many calories each beverage we intend to consume has, says weight loss author Ian Tan.
  3. sweet drinks sugary drinks

    Measures to cut sugar intake should apply across industry, say participants at dialogue session

  4. File photo of soft drinks

    MOH consulting public on banning, taxing some sugary drinks to fight diabetes

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    Commentary: We are powerless to resist the lure of sinful food

    Sin taxes are unlikely to solve obesity as they do not change people's behaviour, but technology can - by helping us commit to eating healthy ...
  6. Coca-Cola and PepsiCo engage in intense lobbying to kill any legislation against soft drinks,

    Commentary: Beware the hidden costs of sin taxes

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    Commentary: A tax on sugary drinks not enough on their own to halt obesity in Asia

    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s distinguished visiting professor Asit K Biswas and Cornell University’s Kris Hartley say to fight against ...
  8. A shopper walks by the sodas aisle at a grocery store in Los Angeles

    National Day Rally: Govt weighing solutions to improve diabetes situation in Singapore

    Several countries have tried implementing a sugar tax, but nobody has found the ideal solution yet, says PM Lee.
  9. A patient receives a blood test for diabetes

    Are we winning in the war against diabetes yet?

    Diabetes will be one of three long-term issues which Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will focus on during the National Day Rally on Aug 20.