Gov't mulling soda tax to encourage healthy living

Published on 27 Aug 2018 5:27:25 PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government is considering implementing a soda tax to encourage healthy living.
Speaking to reporters after launching the Cities 4.0 + Business 4.0 Conference and Exhibition on Monday, he said the move is aimed at reducing sugar consumption, which is a cause of diabetes.