The World Health Organization is urging governments worldwide to tax sodas, as a way of combating obesity. Whether countries will take that recommendation is another issue entirely. You can read more here. Let the discussions of Big Nanny begin, but personally? I don’t think this is such a bad idea.
Check out this study. You can read more here, which includes this: Using 2010 data from the World Health Organization (WHO), the academics found that firearm homicide rates were 25 times higher in the U.S. than in other high-income countries.
Cuba. You can read more here at Physicians For a National Health Program. The country’s success has been validated by WHO. And thanks, Leftover, for the link.