Khaya Sithole | Sugar taxes – sweet for SARS, sour for workers

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Khaya Sithole.
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The WHO recommends that additional sugar taxes should be around 20% in order for the tax to be an effective deterrent for consumers. The problem with that model is that it comes with significant trade-offs and consequences, says Khaya Sithole.

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