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Taxing food: implications for public health nutrition.

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AIM: To set out a policy analysis of food taxes as a way of influencing food consumption and behaviour. DESIGN: The study draws on examples of food taxes from the developed world imposed at national and local levels. Studies were identified from a systemised search in six databases with criteria designed to identity articles of policy relevance. RESULTS: The dominant approach identified from the literature was the imposition of food taxes on food to raise general revenue, such as Value Added...

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Publisher copy:
10.1079/phn2005755

Authors


Caraher, M More by this author
Cowburn, G More by this author
Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
8
Issue:
8
Pages:
1242-1249
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:6a542646-4dad-4436-a52d-13e1ad0d60c0
Source identifiers:
163621
Local pid:
pubs:163621

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