10:12 am February 18, 2010, by John Kessler
The Associated Press is reporting a fascinating story about the Romanian Health Ministry’s attempt to tax fast food consumption in the Balkan country. Since the nation has emerged from its communist past, obesity has become a major public health problem, in marked contrast to the past. About half of its 22 million people are now overweight.
“We have to relearn how to eat,” said Health Ministry official Adrian Streinu Cercel.
You can read the story here.
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