sugar tax

 
A sugar tax can yield a R4bn sweetener for good health, says treasury
A sugar tax can yield a R4bn sweetener for good health, says treasury
Taxing sugar could bring the government about R4-billion in revenue, says the treasury’s deputy director general, Ismail Momoniat.
Is the anti-sugar tax lobby taking a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook?
Is the anti-sugar tax lobby taking a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook?
When it comes to the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, researchers warn consumers to be cautious about misinformation campaigns that could...
Will sugar tax penalise the poor for their sweet tooth? Both sides get all a-fizz
Will sugar tax penalise the poor for their sweet tooth? Both sides get all a-fizz
In one corner: free-marketeers and the powerful sugary beverage industry. In the other: government and health activists. The battle around a proposed...
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
One of the largest health industry players in the country has added its voice to the debate about a tax on sugary drinks.
Letters to the editor: June 17 to 23 2016
Letters to the editor: June 17 to 23 2016
In his article Look at the kwerekwere in the...
Big business - and people - grow fat on sweetened drinks
Big business - and people - grow fat on sweetened drinks
If you are poor you might as well have a target on your back. So believe the critics of major beverage firms attempting to aggressively market their...

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