Can sugar taxes work?

Yes­ter­day, the so-called ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks came into force in the UK, which could sig­nal the end of our love af­fair with Coke. Henry Bod­kin trav­els to Mex­ico, where cola con­sump­tion per capita – and obe­sity rates – are among the high­est in the w

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With the UK’S tax on fizzy drinks now in force, Henry Bod­kin re­ports on Mex­ico’s ob­ses­sion with sugar, and sky-high obe­sity rates. Is the levy work­ing there, and will it work here?

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