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what's my opinion on this one guys?
He such's a bell.
people don't know how to live their lives, so any government policy which can force them to live it better is to be welcomes
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I would like to add that I am on a laptop in training... and I just laughed. Turned it into a cough.
to Balonz's house!
Def Leppards love life will really suffer for this
Jesus fucking christ I am so old and unhappy
If it makes you feel any better
Thank you :)
and all the NHS fat cats would be out of a job #makeuthink
put an end to paying 50p for 18 carrots
I pay the Homer tax.
on `this sort of thing` (how to tackle obesity `crisis`) recently.
Think the consensus was a sugar tax wasn't an especially effective mechanism for dealing with this - more information/education about what's in our food and regulation around portion sizes in restaurants/ready meals being the 2 key points to consider.
a panel discussion between 3 people from the medical profession. One of whom was almost unapologetically nanny state about government getting involved with the issue.
Selling cans for a quid or a quid + the tax, and people voluntarily paid the tax.
Granted it may have been the citizens of yogurt-weaver-central playing up to the cameras but I think there's a genuine appetite for it amongst the food fetishising middle classes.
But I bet it is
was to reduce consumption of sugar through whacking a prohibitive tax on it.
So, it is THE absolute real test of this policy. Not that that Newsnight skit would come close to being useful research of course.
that feminism has achieved all its aims and is no longer a thing! Partying in the streets tba
Quite amusing it's all like `FEMINISM'S NO LONGER RELEVANT` and yet they've splashed said article all over the front cover. Right-o.
first you get the sugar, then you get the power, then you get the women."
Here is Australia
And a summary for the UK http://ash.org.uk/pathfinder/price-and-tax
pretty much every expert agrees that it will help reduce sugar use by industry and consumption.
It's a shame that the capitalist food industry and the population as a whole can't be trusted to do this on its own, so in these circumstances and range of measures, including duties and minimum prices, like with cigarettes and with alcohol, are the most effective way of lifting people out of food and health poverty.