Soda tax in Mexico cuts sugary drink sales by 12 percent

Mexico’s soda tax is kicking in, cutting sales of sugary beverages, says the New York Times, citing a study published in the journal BMJ this week. Mexico has the highest proportion of overweight or obese adults among developed countries, about 70 percent, and the highest rate of Type 2 diabetes, according to the OECD. “It also has the… » Read More

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