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Professor Vishal Singh discusses his research on a potential "fat tax" to help combat obesity

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Excerpt from Medical Xpress -- "'The general perception is that these taxes need to be substantial, at least 20% and often as high as 50%, to have a meaningful impact. This would be highly regressive since low-income consumers spend a greater proportion of their disposable income on food. Here, we have compelling field-based evidence that such taxes don't need to be high to be effective,' noted Singh."

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