Sugar, ethics and legislation.

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dc.contributor.author Azize, JJ
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:05:07Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Law and Medicine, 2010, 17 (5), pp. 784 - 799
dc.identifier.issn 1320-159X
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16000
dc.description.abstract There are serious ethical and legal issues concerning the sale of sugar products, especially to children, yet one cannot address children's consumption without addressing consumption across society. The ethical principles are not even controversial. However, sugar has been insufficiently scrutinised, probably because sweetness is popular and plays a prominent, but dispensable, cultural role. Sugar is both addictive and toxic, although it is a very mild, very slow-working poison. Yet, over time, its effects can be quite serious. The social and health problems have proved grave and intractable. Given the nature of sugar, it should be regulated like alcohol and tobacco, if not more stringently, given its greater social and cultural penetration across all ages. That is, sales of sugar products at school canteens should be banned, advertising severely limited, full disclosure of sugar content made mandatory, warnings placed on certain products, and sugar itself should be taxed.
dc.publisher Springer
dc.title Sugar, ethics and legislation.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Law and Medicine
dc.journal.volume 5
dc.journal.volume 17
dc.journal.number 5 en_US
dc.publocation Germany en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 784 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 799 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1801 Law
dc.personcode 040092
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Law
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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