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Estonia sugar drink tax includes dairy and plant-based beverages

Estonia is the latest country to apply a sugar tax to its beverages, which currently includes dairy. Pic:©iStock/tanda_V/Anastasiia_M

At an extraordinary session of Estonia’s government, the Riigikogu, last week, 15 new Acts were passed, including a sugar tax that includes dairy beverages.

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