Several countries tax sugar-sweetened beverages, one of the most recent being Mexico. In 2014, a one peso per litre on SSBs was introduced to reduce levels of obesity within the population. Subsequent studies have indicated that the reduction in soft drink consumption has been small.
This note uses the reported effect on consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in Mexico to estimate what the equivalent effect would be in the UK if the Soft Drinks Industry Levy is implemented.
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