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Fat taxes: a failure of a solution to obesity
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Fat taxes: a failure of a solution to obesity

The idea of a “fat tax” needs a lot of work because of some of the adverse it effects it has on consumers. In an attempt to avoid paying the extra money, people are buying the foods in higher quantities to avoid paying the tax on multiple purchases. Also some items on the fat tax list aren’t necessarily unhealthy or fatty at all, which makes the extra taxing of them confusing.