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fat tax

noun
1.
(informal) a tax levied in the form of higher duties or VAT on foods with a high fat content
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Contemporary definitions for fat tax
noun

a tax imposed on or proposed for high-fat or otherwise unhealthy foodstuffs

Examples

Researchers claim a fat tax would save thousands of lives, but is a tax the right way to fight obesity?

Word Origin

c 1985

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