News Extra [these Stories Appear Only On The Web] BMA annual representative meeting

Doctors vote against a tax on fatty food

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:72
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Despite the fact that 30 000 people in Britain die prematurely from diseases associated with obesity, doctors at the BMA's annual representative meeting did not think that a health tax on saturated fats would solve the problem.

    Dr Martin Breach from the conference of local medical committees, and a GP from …

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