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Doctors demand a soft drink tax

Nearly all Britain's doctors want an increase in the price of fizzy drinks of around 20% to help tackle obesity. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is also calling for a crackdown in fast food restaurants close to schools.

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TV doctor: Fizzy drink suppliers should be targeted

Doctor Christian Jessen, who presents several health television programmes, has urged doctors to target suppliers rather than consumers amid calls to increase the price of fizzy drinks.

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