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Let's 'get tough' on public health

13th November 2007

Experts have urged government ministers to shrug off media accusations that they are running a nanny state and introduce tougher public health measures.

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said the time was now right to consider a whole host of interventions in the UK after the introduction of a smoking ban. Among the proposals by the panel, which includes scientists, lawyers and philosophers, were plans to raise alcohol prices, restrict pub opening hours and introduce better food labelling to fight obesity.

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