Tag: "taxed" at medical news
Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually
...hird approach they widened the range of foodstuffs taxed
to cut fat, salt, and sugar intake for maximum health. The calculations showed that applying VAT to foodstuffs high in saturated fats would increase salt intake instead, and could actually increase deaths from heart disease and stroke. It would als...
Smokers Cost Chinese Economy Billions
....Experts suggest cigarettes should be more heavily taxed
making the habit more expensive encouraging people to quit smoking.WHO said China's smokers consume 1.6 trillion cigarettes every year, accounting for one third of the world's total consumption. Source-IANS...
Alcoholics Anonymous: A Blessing For The Addicted
...nsumption. Right now, in Canada, beer is typically taxed
at a lower level than wine and thus is more economical to purchase with respect to its alcohol content – price per volume of alcohol. By making beer more costly we might have some aggregate impact on consumption patterns and, in turn, the negative co...
Tobacco industry legally sued by Manitoba and other provinces
...ents to sue companies that produce a legal, highly taxed
product. Catherine Doyle of Imperial Tobacco said from Montreal retaliated and said, "They've regulated us, they've licensed us, they've collected tax money from us. And now they turn around and go ahead and sue us for something that they've license...
Higher Levels Of Depression Seen Among Parents
...vealed that the emotional well being of mothers is taxed
by parenthood. The marital status differences also play a role in depression and parenthood. Single parents reported remarkably higher levels of depression than married parents, which is believed to be connected to the emotional well-being associated...