Europe Fighting to Outlaw Obesity With Fat Tax

Can governments really legislate a svelte population? A number of governments in Europe, concerned about the growing waistlines of their citizens, seem to think so. The Spanish government wants to ban excessive trans fats, Denmark will soon be taxing sweets and in Romania, Health Minister Attila Cseke has said he would like to see a tax on unhealthy food. In Germany, too, there are some in Berlin who would like to see a government offensive against girth. In a Monday interview with the...Full Story
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