Battling the Couch Potatoes Hungary Introduces 'Fat Tax'

In an effort to address rising obesity rates and health care costs, Hungary on Thursday implemented a law imposing special taxes on foods with high fat, salt and sugar content. The move comes as other European countries also consider policies to fight obesity.
Von Catherine Cheney
Life is about to get more expensive for chip-munching couch potatoes in Hungary.

Life is about to get more expensive for chip-munching couch potatoes in Hungary.

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