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Tax chocolate 'to reduce obesity'

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A Scottish doctor has called for chocolate to be taxed in a similar way to cigarettes and alcohol in a bid to help reduce obesity.

Dr David Walker told the BBC that a taxation on chocolate would help raise awareness of the issues surrounding it.

Lorna Gordon reports.

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