31 JAN 2016 (Sugar Tax, Urbanism and Gandhi,Indian Village and E-Commerce)


Sugar tax may be the bitter pill to cut obesity:- After years of waiting, the World Health Organisation (WHO) finally took a stand on January 25 and urged governments to levy taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages to end childhood obesity. The recommendation was based on a new report commissioned by it. “The Commission believes that there is sufficient rationale to warrant the introduction of an effective tax on sugar-sweetened beverages,” the report notes. […]