A French Senate report presented on last March 19th suggested to create a "behaviour taxation" to fight more efficiently against bad eating habits. Sodas would be specifically covered by this new legislation since they beneficiate from a reduced taxation, although it is one of the main causes of obesity.
There has been wide discussion of the issue. For now, the "behaviour taxation" concept is not very much approved compared to "public health measures".
The report will be presented to the French Health Minister in the begining of April and to the French Council of Ministers in the begining of year 2015.
Read the article and access the report here .