Malcolm Turnbull rejects calls for sugar tax to tackle obesity

Prime minister says ‘we have enough taxes’ and health authorities should focus on promoting healthy lifestyles

Malcolm Turnbull has rejected the push to introduce a 20% tax on sugary drinks to halt the rise of obesity in Australia, saying the economy already has too many taxes.

He said health authorities would be better off focusing on promoting healthy lifestyles, and proper labelling of food products, and getting people to exercise more.

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