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A tax on sugary drinks would not be a panacea but it would be a sensible step in the right direction for public health

Mytton, Oliver and Rayner, Mike (2012) A tax on sugary drinks would not be a panacea but it would be a sensible step in the right direction for public health. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Aug 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Oliver Mytton and Mike Rayner suggests that a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks is necessary to encourage better consumption habits and tackle obesity, diabetes and heart disease. It is argued that such economic disincentives could be the most effective mechanism for improving public well-being.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2013 14:30
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2019 00:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48381

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