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