"The tax successfully reduced people's soda purchases, according to an observational study published Wednesday in the BMJ. Within a year, people in Mexico were buying 12% fewer sugar-sweetened beverages. That's not all — within the same period of time, sales of bottled water rose 4%."
Mexico Just Showed the World How to Fight Obesity and Diabetes--And We Should Listen
By Jordyn Taylor
Jan. 8, 2016