Study Suggests Tax on Soft Drinks Could Cause People to Drink More Beer

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Experts say a sugar tax could have the consequence of people switching from soft drinks to alcohol.

According to researchers people could end up drinking more beer and wine, despite the negative health impacts of excessive drinking.

Researchers also say that wine and beer sometimes has more calories than soft drinks, so a sugar levy could produce net neutral or negative health impacts.  Read more at http://www.smh.com.au/national/taxing-soft-drink-may-make-us-drink-more-beer-suggests-new-study-20180123-p4yys2.html

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