Childhood Obesity Prevention Petition - Healthy Caribbean Coalition

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The HCC and our 100+ CARICOM members are calling on Heads of Government to enact the following policies and legislation to combat childhood overweight and obesity





Imposition of a tax of not less than 20% on Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) Ban the sale, promotion and marketing of SSBs, and unhealthy fast/junk food in schools Adoption and application of regional standards for nutritional and front of package labelling of foods and beverages