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Diabetes Experts Call On G20 Nations To Implement Sugar Taxes To Lower Obesity Rates, Save Lives

Reuters: Diabetes experts tell G20 to tax sugar to save lives and money
“Diabetes experts called on world leaders on Thursday to use sugar taxes to fight obesity, arguing such a move would save lives and slash health care budgets. Ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders this weekend, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) wants the dual epidemics of obesity and diabetes to be placed on the global agenda alongside major geopolitical and financial issues…” (Hirschler, 11/11).

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