U.S. blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

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U.S. blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

An independent World Health Organization panel is backing away from the UN health agency’s own call two years ago for taxing sugary drinks, in a new report on diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes that some experts slammed as being “conspicuously limp.”

U.S. blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

An independent World Health Organization panel is backing away from the UN health agency’s own call two years ago for taxing sugary drinks, in a new report on diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes that some experts slammed as being “conspicuously limp.”