News tagged with health industry

Big Food and public health research

As an obesity researcher I have publicly grappled with the ethics of working with the food industry here on Obesity Panacea for several years.  Originally I had always leaned more towards the view of engaging with industry. ...

Aug 14, 2015
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Beijing raises cigarette tax to deter smoking

China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.

May 08, 2015
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