Fat Tax

Monday, November 12, 2007

Fat

An Australian nutritionist has urged airlines to charge more to obese passengers for their seats. They feel this would highlight the country’s weight problem and also makes sense because it costs airlines more for fuel the more the weight the plane is carrying. “Recent studies estimate that 67% of Australian men and over half of women aged over 25 are overweight or obese.” Check out the article here.

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