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http://www.theweek.co.uk/92743/sugar-tax-anti-obesity-measure-takes-effect Levy will add 18p or 24p to a litre of some soft drinks, depending on their sugar content The price of some soft drinks will rise today as the Government’s long-awaited sugar tax is implemented. The new measure, designed to tackle the obesity crisis, will apply a levy of 18p a litre to drinks with more than 5g of sugar per 100ml and 24p for those containing more than 8g per 100ml. This means the cost of a 330ml can of original Coca-Cola, containing around seven teaspoons of sugar, is like