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French Parliament pushes ‘fast-food’ tax
EurActiv ^ | 24/03/2014 - 17:47 | Kelly Thomas

Posted on 03/26/2014 10:21:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai

A senatorial report proposes a junk-food tax on products that cause cardiovascular diseases. The tax aims specifically at soft drinks, which currently benefit from low taxes. EurActiv France reports.

Similar to steps taken by other European countries, a new junk-food tax is doing the rounds in the French parliament. […]

The senators who led the report, Yves Daudigny (socialist) and Catherine Deroche (UMP), encourage talk of “contribution to public health” and not the frequently used term “behavioral taxation”. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Food; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: boycottfrance; catherinederoche; comingtoamerica; eurabia; europeanunion; eussr; fastfoodtax; france; socialism; socialist; ump; winos; yvesdaudigny

1 posted on 03/26/2014 10:21:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Next on the agenda - an American slang use tax.

Those Frenchmen are such jokesters - Muslims are taking over Charlemagne’s grave and they are inventing taxes to frustrate non-Gallicisms.

2 posted on 03/26/2014 10:26:51 PM PDT by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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