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Why there’s a renewed push for a tax on sugary drinks

Tom Elliott
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There’s a renewed push for a tax on sugary drinks, in a bid to tackle Australia’s obesity problems.

The Australian Medical Association wants a 20 per cent levy attached to prices.

And it’s got the backing of the Obesity Policy Coalition.

“We know young people are price sensitive,” Jane Martin, Executive Manager of the Obesity Policy Coalition, told Tom Elliott.

Press PLAY below to hear her explain why it would work

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