On September 6, 2016, Euractiv reported that France is planning to introduce an additional nutrition tax, under which products may be taxed if they contain more than a certain amount of calories. This tax is an attempt to tackle the increasing overweight problem. A draft decree is under preparation. France currently has two nutritional taxes, applied to well-defined products. One tax applies to sugary and sweetened drinks and the other to energy drinks.
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