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Chocolate at the checkout is a risk to public health

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6921 (Published 17 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6921

Shops and supermarkets often put chocolates and sweets near the checkout, where we are more likely to see them, buy them, and eat them. Two commentators from the US have called for this kind of product placement—known as impulse marketing—to be considered a new risk factor for …

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