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Govt Intervention: Alcohol floor price announced

Govt Intervention: Alcohol floor price announced | Market Failures | Scoop.it

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Marist Economics's curator insight, April 19, 2014 4:29 PM

Minimum pricing on alcohol per unit to cover the externality cost

Rescooped by Sarah Olson from Royal Russell Economics Unit 1 Market Failure - negative externalities - obesity
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Eating too much salt blamed for 2.3 million deaths a year worldwide... ten times more than sugary drinks

Eating too much salt blamed for 2.3 million deaths a year worldwide... ten times more than sugary drinks | Market Failures | Scoop.it
Fifteen per cent of all deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010 were caused by eating too much salt.

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Goodbye Tony the Tiger? Huge fall in sales of Kellogg's Frosties as anti-obesity drive kicks in

Goodbye Tony the Tiger? Huge fall in sales of Kellogg's Frosties as anti-obesity drive kicks in | Market Failures | Scoop.it
Sales of Kellogg's Frosties have plummeted in recent years as health-conscious parents avoid sugary cereals for their kids. The future of the 60-year-old brand, known for its Tony the Tiger mascot, is now under threat.

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