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Failing to provide a healthy future for our children

Major landmark report from the UN, WHO and the Lancet calls for tighter regulation of junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   19th Feb 2020

Sugar tax raises a sweet €24. 2 million for government

Todays marks the first anniversary of the introduction of the Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax

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Policy News   |   1st May 2019

Sugar tax raised €16. 5 million in 2018

Sugar sweetened drinks tax raises €16.5 million in 2018

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Policy News   |   14th Jan 2019

Budget 2019- Failure to ringfence sugar tax criticised

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes tobacco tax hike - Budget reaction

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Policy News   |   9th Oct 2018

Sugar tax must be ringfenced to tackle childhood obesity

Irish Heart Foundation pre-budget submission 2019

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Policy News   |   6th Sep 2018

Ban vending machines from schools -report

New Oireachtas report makes recommendations aimed at tackling childhood obesity.

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Policy News   |   11th Jul 2018

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045

By 2045 almost a quarter of people in the world will be obese and one in eight will have type 2 diabetes

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Obesity News   |   24th May 2018

Sugary drink tax comes into force May 1st

Calls for a portion of the proceeds to be ringfenced to fund measures to prevent childhood obesity

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Policy News   |   30th Apr 2018