Nicola Sturgeon: Why the Scottish Government must restrict promotion of unhealthy food and drink

Source: Glasgow Evening Times

Date: 31-October-2017

The Scottish Government has just published radical new proposals aimed at tackling obesity and improving physical activity – and it’s no exaggeration to say this is one of the most important documents we will publish in this parliament.

The Scottish Government has also further stated their involvement in creating the world’s first Daily Mile nation – thus encouraging sustainable, long-term benefits for not only children, but adults too. However, this must only be viewed as a partial solution – in order to combat our obesity crisis, the Scottish Government needs to also take a stance on unhealthy foods and drinks.

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