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Using public policy to improve diet

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Presentation given at the Scottish Government Strategy Unit Seminar Series. 

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Briefing note
This briefing note considers the effectiveness of the proposed minimum unit price of alcohol.
Briefing note
In the recent Budget, the Chancellor introduced a tax on the sugar content of soft drinks, citing concerns about childhood obesity. This tax will be introduced in 2018 and will not apply to fruit juices or milk-based drinks. It has followed calls from various bodies for intervention to reduce ...
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