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Are Taxes on Sugar Sweetened Beverages Effective? The Catalan Case

Info IEB Number 29, June 2018

Overweight and obesity are very important and widespread health problems in the world today, especially in developed countries. The consumption of sugar is considered to be one of the leading causes of the growing overweight and obesity rates, and sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in particular contain high quantities of sugar.

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