Increase in taxation of “white cider”

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, recently announced an increase in taxation for ” white cider”, a higher in alcohol, paler variant of conventional cider that is typically cheaper. The Chancellor argued this addresses  “excessive consumption by the most vulnerable people”. This topic made me think about the ethical side of public health and the effect government policy has upon the state of public health.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42080891

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *