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the tax will have any impact...
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Mar 22, 2016 ... All eyes have been on Mexico since they imposed a tax on sugary ... will reduce
the number of people who are overweight or obese by 1% (this ...
May 6, 2016 ... Back in January we were told that Mexico's tax on sugary drinks cut ... Such taxes
really only work if they reduce obesity, of course, but given the virtually non-
existent impact of previous soft drink taxes, campaigners could be ...
Jan 6, 2016 ... A new study looks at the effects of Mexico's soda tax one year later ... sugar-
sweetened beverages as a way to cut down on the country's growing obesity
epidemic. ... that “taxes can be part of a public health strategy—and Mexico's is a
... they cannot be viewed as a magic bullet in the fight against obesity.
Feb 22, 2016 ... Mexico has become the most obese country in the world. ... Jeffrey Grogger found
that Mexico's soda taxes raised sugar-sweetened beverage prices ... It's no
surprise that a tax on sugary drinks might cut into consumption of those drinks. ...
"Soda and candy taxes do not necessarily decrease caloric intake,"...
Jul 13, 2015 ... Mexico's one-peso-per-liter tax on sugary beverages is a model for its northern
neighbor. ... to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages—soda pop, sweetened
teas, ... interventions will do nothing to curb rates of obesity and diabetes. ... In the
first year of the tax, it was the poorest people who cut back on ...
do not have safe tap water. ... Mexico's soda tax has reduced sales of sugar-
sweetened beverages. Time will tell whether the tax helps to reduce obesity.
Jan 18, 2016 ... What Canada can learn from Mexico's sugar tax: It's no panacea for ... Patrick
Luciana is the co-author of XXL: Obesity and the Limits of ... food, is relatively
cheap, and a big tax on bad food wouldn't force us to cut back much.
Mar 16, 2016 ... Britain Sugar Tax Sugary Drinks Tax Soda Tax ... Two years after Mexico became
the first country to impose a tax on obesity-linked soft ... sugary drinks – the poor
– and has helped cut soda consumption by as much as 12 percent, one study
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