Many businesses on government premises have yet to clear their shelves of sweet drinks, with less than a month to go for the implementation of the Healthier Drinks Policy. The Health Promotion Board's (HPB) Whole-of-Government Healthier Drinks Policy, which takes effect from May 2018, states that all pre-packaged drinks sold on government premises should meet the Healthier Choice Symbol (HCS) lower-in-sugar guidelines.
By default, freshly prepared coffee, tea and malted drinks should also have no added sugar.
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