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The Guardian: Health sector delighted by tough line taken against soft drinks


Independent - Budget 2016: George Osborne announces sugar tax on soft drinks industry
The Guardian - Sugar Tax: Osborne's two-tier levy brings mixed response
BBC News - Sugar tax: What is the UK's most sugary drink?
Channel 4 - Sugar tax on soft drinks announced by Osborne
Mirror - Sugar tax in the Budget could add 24p a litre to a bottle of coca cola
Food Manufacturer - Budget shock: sugar tax on soft drinks
Daily Mail - Sebastian Shakespeare: So Jamie, how much sugar's in the choccy and ice cream hot cross buns you plug?
ITV news - Sugar tax on soft drinks: What you need to know
Irish Times - Sugar tax on soft drinks reveals British line on obesity
Forbes - Osborne's sugar tax and the problems with Pigou
The Grocer - Sugary drinks levy: industry reaction
Reuters - Britain's surprise tax on sugary drinks delights health campaigners
Bakery and Snacks - Sugar tax: could bakery products be next in the government firing line?
Just Food - What could surprise UK sugar drinks tax mean for food industry?
Gloucestershire Echo - Sugar tax welcomed by Cheltenham dentist as way to tackle tooth decay and obesity in children 
The National Scot - Budget 2016: Sugar tax is hailed but Irn Bru bosses left with bitter taste
Xperedon - Chancellor announces sugar tax following charity health campaigns, also charity Libor and tampon tax funds



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