Taxes on Sugar-sweetened Beverages as a Public Health Strategy: The Experience of Mexico
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[Introduction].The purpose of the present work is to describe the procedure whereby a tax on sugar- sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods was implemented as a public health strategy in Mexico. This document is an attempt to make our experience public so that useful elements can be replicated in other contexts and further interventions be developed to improve health.
Experiencia de México en el establecimiento de impuestos a las bebidas azucaradas como estrategia de salud pública
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