After years of sweet talk, is it finally time for a sugar tax?

The prospect has both opponents and proponents frothing at the mouth.

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On Tuesday, the Federal Government again applied its verbal blowtorch to fresh calls for a 20% tax on sugary drinks. The proposal was drawn up by a coalition of health and community groups which want urgent action to tackle the increasing number of Australians who are overweight or obese.

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