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Mexico’s junk-food tax cut purchases: study

July 7, 2016
By Maria Church

Mexico City – A study published Tuesday in the online journal PLOS-Medicine has found that Mexico’s 8 per cent tax on high-calorie foods that began in January 2014 has led to a 5.1 per cent decrease in purchases of the taxed goods, but only in middle- and low-income families. CTV News reports. |READ MORE