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Day: April 7, 2016

Impose Levy On Sugar-sweetened Soft Drinks

The prevalence of diabetes in Malaysia among adults has tripled over the last 25 years, from 6.3% in 1986 to 20.8% in 2011.  In 2015 the prevalence of diabetes in Malaysia was higher than the world average with 3.3 million people with diabetes and the cost of treatment hitting an enormous 7 billion ringgit. Malaysia is one of the highest consumers of sugar worldwide. According to data from...
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