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RETRACTION: UK’s sugar tax hits the sweet spot

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: (Published 05 December 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2707

This editorial by Jones and colleagues (BMJ 2021;372:n463, doi:10.1136/bmj.n463, published 10 March 2021) has been retracted following discussion between the authors and the journal since it is based on conclusions that are no longer secure.1 The original research paper (doi:10.1136/bmj.n254) linked to this editorial has been retracted owing to a data error that undermines its conclusions.2

The retraction notice for the original research paper is available (doi:10.1136/bmj.p2705).3

A new version of the original research paper with corrected results has been published (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-077059).4