Saturday, 4 February 2012

News Brief: Sugar is toxic and addictive and should be a controlled substance -- Scientists

Sugar is toxic and addictive just like alcohol and tobacco, scientists at UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) argue, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported yesterday. It should similarly incur taxation, have legal restrictions applied to the location and targeting of advertising, and even have restrictions on the age of purchasers so as to strictly control its use.

(Full Chinese-language article here),

Translation © Jiyue Publications 2012

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