Hurrah – the Danes can show us why imposing a fat tax is not healthy for the economy

November 16, 2012

If Parekura trimmed down a bit, it would be easier to pull him out of this mire.

Dunno when greenies like Sue Kedgley first started squawking for a fat tax, but she was certainly banging on about it in 2004.

In a press released in August that year (here, Sue urged the Clark Government to investigate a ‘fat tax’.

She said it should start with soft drinks to tackle the growing problem of obesity, as proposed by Diabetes New Zealand and Fight the Obesity Epidemic, in combination with other measures.

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