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Mexico Soda Tax

Transparency Trumps Sugar: the New Nutrition Label and the Fight Against Obesity

William Dietz | Posted 07.06.2016 | College
William Dietz

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American diet and the toll it can...

Tax a Cola, Save the Planet

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A simple policy change like the Soda Tax can help us waste less water, lower our GHG production, and lessen the pollution of our air, water and soil. It's a win-win-win: a win for the environment, a win for our children, and a win for our communities.

Mexico's Tax On Junk Food Clears Major Hurdle

The Los Angeles Times | Tracy Wilkinson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY — It may soon cost more to get fat in Mexico. New taxes on high-calorie foods and sugary drinks were approved by Mexico's lower house...

The Country That Drinks The Most Coke Ponders Soda Tax

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Latino Voices

The country that tops per capita world consumption of Coca-Cola products is pondering a soda tax. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto proposed a...