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Sugar, Taxes, and Choice

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Population obesity and associated morbidities pose significant public health and economic burdens in the United Kingdom, United States, and globally. As a response, public health initiatives often seek to change individuals’ unhealthy behavior, with the dual aims of improving their health and conserving health care resources. One such initiative—taxes on sugar‐sweetened beverages—has sparked considerable ethical debate. Prominent in the debate are arguments seeking to demonstrate the supposed...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/hast.1067

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Hastings Center Report Journal website
Volume:
49
Issue:
6
Pages:
22-31
Publication date:
2019-12-08
Acceptance date:
2019-07-11
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EISSN:
1552-146X
ISSN:
0093-0334
Pubs id:
pubs:1033362
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uuid:8ceeae8b-a191-49c6-b8fc-fc005dac499c
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pubs:1033362
Source identifiers:
1033362
Deposit date:
2019-07-18

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