A Small Tax on Sugary Drinks Has Big Rewards

This is a brief summary of the research study: Rogers NT, Cummins S, Forde H, Jones CP, Mytton O, et al. (2023) Associations between trajectories of obesity prevalence in English primary school children and the UK soft drinks industry levy: An interrupted time series analysis of surveillance data. PLOS Medicine 20(1): e1004160.

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