Worse than smoking: 'Urgent' push for health tax

By Aisha Dow
Updated October 1 2017 - 10:43pm, first published September 20 2017 - 1:38am

A 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks is being proposed by Australia's leading health organisations as part of a tough new strategy to tackle obesity, which they now say poses a greater risk to the nation than smoking.

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