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RCPCH responds to sugary drinks levy draft legislation


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Responding to the publication, Dr Max Davie, Assistant Officer for Health Promotion for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), said:

“After years of campaigning we are very pleased to see Government moving forward with this draft legislation.

“The sugary drinks that will be affected by this tax have no nutritional benefit and often contain levels of sugar that are above a child’s daily recommended limit…”

Published by Royal College of Paediatrics and child Health, December 5th 2016