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Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 17,585 Views 62 Comments

The study found that people were less likely to buy the fizzy drinks when images were on the cans.

Poll: Should sugary drinks be taxed?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should sugary drinks be taxed?

Oct 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,739 Views 131 Comments

Researchers say a 20% tax could have a significant impact on the scale of Ireland’s obesity epidemic.

"Banning things can be difficult": Minister rules out action on school vending machines
# Sugary Drinks
# Sugary Drinks

"Banning things can be difficult": Minister rules out action on school vending machines

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:55 AM 6,997 Views 47 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan’s also rejected calls for a tax on fizzy drinks in the upcoming Budget. Doctors have called for urgent action to address childhood obesity

Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists
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# Sugary Drinks

Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists

Nov 14th 2012, 8:25 AM 6,244 Views 32 Comments

While food industry representatives say that a tax would hit consumers, dentists question the health benefits of it.

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks
# Soft Drinks
# Soft Drinks

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks

Oct 23rd 2011, 3:52 PM 863 Views 16 Comments

The tax on sugar and artificial sweeteners will add around 2c to the price of a can. The levy will be used to combat obesity.

Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study
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# Energy Drinks

Energy drinks make kids 'fat, not fit' - study

May 31st 2011, 1:25 PM 936 Views 10 Comments

A study published in an American journal finds that many parents are buying kids high-sugar drinks believing them healthy.

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension
# Health
# Health

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension

Mar 1st 2011, 4:19 PM 945 Views 0 Comments

Experts have warned that sugary drinks have been linked to hypertension – which causes hardening of the arteries, kidney damage and heart disease.