A sugary drinks tax or soda tax is a tax or surcharge designed to reduce
consumption of drinks .... They argued that such measure would not help reduce
the obesity in Mexico and would leave hundreds...
Aug 31, 2016 ... Sugar has become a nemesis in the fight to end obesity, and ... Can a sugar tax
stop obesity? ..... Mexico instituted a 10% tax on sugary drinks, such as juice and
soda, ... Study: Cutting sugar improves kids' health in 10 days.
Aug 18, 2016 ... Campaign to cut obesity and raise revenue closely watched by overseas
audience. ... Armando Ríos Piter, a Mexican senator, argues the higher tax could
... said that should not kill legislative efforts to double the sugar tax.
Nov 3, 2015 ... Mexican soda tax cuts sales of sugary soft drinks by 6% in first year ..... The
evidence that a soda tax can reduce obesity and disease, however, ...
Aug 19, 2016 ... Mexico Could Double its Sugar Tax as World Wonders if Soft Drinks Levy
Actually Cuts Obesity ... months there has been much debate over whether or not
Mexico's sugar tax has led to a fall in obesity statistics, particularly the ...
Jan 6, 2016 ... A new study looks at the effects of Mexico's soda tax one year later ... beverages
as a way to cut down on the country's growing obesity epidemic. ... sales of sugar
-sweetened beverages have dropped in Mexico, which could ...
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 ...
Feb 13, 2016 ... Can we really say taxes that reduce consumption but aren't ... It's no surprise that
a tax on sugary drinks might cut into consumption of those drinks. ... Rather, the
purpose of soda taxes is "[t]o staunch the rise in obesity" among ...
Feb 22, 2016 ... Mexico has become the most obese country in the world. ... 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," reports ...
Oct 13, 2015 ... A new tax in Mexico has caused sales of sugary drinks to fall. ... obesity crisis,
and says that customers will simply find their calories elsewhere.