Mexico's soda tax will save 18,900 lives and more than $983 million over 10 years, study says

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 12:01 in Health & Medicine

A new estimate of the health impact of soda taxes in Mexico sheds some light on what’s at stake in ballot measures coming to a vote in three Bay-area cities and Boulder, Colo. next week. In cases of heart disease and diabetes averted, the model suggests that, in Mexico, those levies are on track...

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