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U.S. blocks U.N. health panel from backing taxes on sugary drinks

Jun 7, 2018

U.S. blocks U.N. health panel from backing taxes on sugary drinks

The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such taxes as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and other life-threatening conditions. The move disappointed ...