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...
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.
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 ...
May 3, 2016 ... This is a bright spot for an industry that has feared it could be cast as the next
tobacco. Mexico's tax was an attempt to cap obesity and diabetes rates in a ...
Public Health estimates per capita consumption of sugar-sweetened ...
Oct 20, 2015 ... Ironically, Mexico's successful soda tax may be cut in half. ... drink tax of 20% per
litre, which is seven pence on a regular can of soda, and that we ... U.K.
government to get off its bum and take action against childhood obesity.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Oct 13, 2015 ... A new tax in Mexico has caused sales of sugary drinks to fall. ... drop in the sales
of drinks sweetened with sugar, particularly among the ... for the obesity crisis,
and says that customers will simply find their calories elsewhere.