British officials mull imposing brand-new 20 % tax in sugary beverages Authorities in the U.K . Are thinking about the implementation of a fresh tax that they state will help curb weight problems and promote healthier living. BBC News reports a new study recently released in the British Medical Journal discovered that a 20 % taxes on sugary beverages like soda pop and processed sports drinks would help curb the number of obese Brits by some 180,000 folks, which in turn would help reduce the financial burden on the U.K.’s National Wellness Service .

has expired. Bristol-Myers Squibb initiated on July 28, 2009, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Puma Acquisition Company, a cash tender give to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Medarex for $16 per talk about. The expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies among the conditions to the tender offer, which will expire at 12 midnight on Monday, August 24, 2009, unless extended in accordance with the merger agreement and the applicable regulations and rules of the SEC. Georgeson Inc. Is acting as details agent for Bristol-Myers Squibb. J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. Is serving simply because economic advisor to Bristol-Myers Squibb in connection with the transactions and mainly because the dealer-manager for the tender present. Goldman, Sachs & Co.