To improve the world's health, officials recommend a soda tax of 20% to 50%

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 15:03 in Health & Medicine

The World Health Organization is backing a controversial remedy to reverse the global rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes — a 20% to 50% soda tax. The recommended tax should not be limited to soda, the WHO said Tuesday. It should apply to all sugar-sweetened beverages, a category that includes...

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