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Sugary drinks tax

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A soda tax, sugar tax or soft drink tax is a tax or surcharge on soft drinks specific to the ... Sugar in such sweetened beverages can be in the form of sucrose, .... of the tax will have any impact...

Sugar tax in Mexico cuts sales of sugary drinks by 12 per cent ...

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Jan 6, 2016 ... A sugar tax on fizzy drinks in Mexico has cut sales by 12 per cent, in the ... a long- awaited strategy on childhood obesity, which will consider a ...

What Canada can learn from Mexico's sugar tax: It's no panacea for ...

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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.

Benefits of Mexican sugar tax disputed as congress approves cut ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/22/benefits-of-mexican-sugar-tax-disputed-as-congress-approves-cut

Oct 22, 2015 ... Benefits of Mexican sugar tax disputed as congress approves cut ... Sugar tax could help solve Britain's obesity crisis, expert tells MPs.

Mexican Soda Tax is Beating Expectations in Reducing Soft Drink ...

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Jan 8, 2016 ... The Mexican soda tax reduced sugary beverage sales by 12% by the end of its ... The Daily Cut .... In a country that claims to lead the world in childhood obesity, a soda tax appears to be working. ... But the jury is still out on whether a decline in soda purchases will lead to a healthier Mexico, in which 70% ...

Mexico's Soda Tax Is Working. The US Should Learn From It | WIRED

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Jul 13, 2015 ... Proponents say the tax will discourage the consumption of a ... about 71 percent of Mexican adults are overweight, and 32 percent are obese, ... During the first year of Mexico's soda tax, purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages “went ... In the first year of the tax, it was the poorest people who cut back on .....

Soft Drink Sugar Tax: UK Joins Mexico With Levy On Sugary ...

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Mar 16, 2016 ... Soft Drink Sugar Tax: UK Joins Mexico With Levy On Sugary Beverages To Fight .... Soda Taxes Could Prevent Obesity, Cut Healthcare Costs.

Does a Soda Tax Reduce Obesity? Ask Mexico - Newsweek

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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,"...

Mexico's Sugary Drink Tax Makes A Dent In Consumption, Study ...

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Jun 19, 2015 ... Preliminary results suggest that the tax in Mexico is working. ... When it comes to schemes to counter the staggering rates of obesity and ... that intake of sugar- sweetened beverages will continue to drop." ... Still, Rivera says, consumers, on average, chose to cut back more and more as the year wore on.

Mexico Soda Tax | Al Jazeera America

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Aug 19, 2015 ... Part three in a three-part series about obesity in Mexico. ... “Generally, the taxes are considered the most radical things you can do ... sales of sugar- or syrup- sweetened sodas, juices, energy drinks and bottled tea and coffee.

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Mexico's Sugary Drink Tax is Working, Study Suggests | TIME

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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.

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda ...

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Nov 3, 2015 ... Mexican soda tax cuts sales of sugary soft drinks by 6% in first year ... Excess sugar is also by far the most important driver of diabetes, even among .... “Obesity and diabetes are multi-factorial illnesses – one can't demonise ...

Mexican soda tax cuts sales of sugary soft drinks by 6% in first year ...

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Jun 18, 2015 ... A tax on Coca-Cola and other sugar-sweetened drinks in Mexico has ... sales, which experts hope will help curb the nation's obesity problem.