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UK outlines radical new measures to tackle obesity, industry reacts with concern

Advertising restrictions, more taxation to be considered

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The UK’s Department of Health has released a second part to its plan to tackle childhood obesity. The measures include a proposal to use legislation to end the sale of energy drinks to children, the inclusion of sugary milk drinks in the sugar tax, and using legislation to police the advertising of unhealthy food and drink to children.

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