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Mexico Wants to Tax Sugary Drinks to Fight Obesity

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September 18, 2013
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The Mexican government wants to tax sugary drinks to curb Mexico's obesity epidemic. President Pena Nieto wants Mexicans to pay an extra peso (almost 8 US cents) for every liter of sweetened drink in a country that guzzles more soft drinks than any other and rivals the United States as one of the world's most obese nation.


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