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Obesity, sugar tax, and the role of the pharmacist
 

Obesity, sugar tax, and the role of the pharmacist

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The trend of setting taxes on sugar in the last few years signifies the dedication among government bodies in many developed and developing countries in combating the issue of sugar overconsumption. What is the pharmacist's role in this battle?
 
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29 Dec 2016 - General
 
Imposing taxes to push the campaign on obesity has been a hot topic these past few days. Not only for Singapore but for Philippines too. However a recent article in the Philippines regarding taxation of sugarly beverages had received several comments on why not to impose public awareness rather than increasing the prices. In my opinion, proper knowledge should be given more importance than just barely increasing the prices. We need to let the people understand the nature and consequences of over...
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