Philippine Heart Association backs ‘sin tax’ proposal on sodas, junk food

Members of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) hold mannequins used in cardiopulmonary rescuscitation (CPR) training on Thursday (June 23,2016) during their media forum in Quezon City. The group also lauded the plan of the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to impose additional tax on soft drinks and junk foods to cut risks in contracting cardiovascular diseases. Johnny Guevarra/PNA
Members of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) hold mannequins used in cardiopulmonary rescuscitation (CPR) training on Thursday (June 23,2016) during their media forum in Quezon City. The group also lauded the plan of the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to impose additional tax on soft drinks and junk foods to cut risks in contracting cardiovascular diseases.  Johnny Guevarra/PNA