Fat Tax. Seriously ??

Arizona. Almost a quarter of the residents are categorized as obese. 50 $. Fine. Arizona. And you are not lucky if you are fat.

Was the implementation of fat tax fair?

Frankly speaking, I haven’t heard about this tax before today. I was reading some news and came across an article about Fat Tax in Arizona, which caught my attention immediately. Under Health program a fee was imposed in Arizona for those people who smoke, have diabetes, overweight and do not follow a doctor’s recommendation.                                                                                                                            The new law increased the cigarette tax as well.

Such approach should reduce the number of smokers and change the unhealthy lifestyle, as well as contribute doctors to talk to their patients about the particular reasons of obesity they have.

But these are not the all intentions. And may be … Continue reading