Impact of an excise tax on the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in young people living in poorer neighbourhoods of Catalonia, Spain: a difference in differences study

Abstract Background Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is contributing to the obesity epidemic. On 28 March 2017, Catalonia enacted a law levying an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages for public health reasons. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of the tax on the consumption of...

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Main Authors: Miguel Ángel Royo-Bordonada, Carlos Fernández-Escobar, Lorena Simón, Belen Sanz-Barbero, Javier Padilla
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-11-01
Series:BMC Public Health
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