Oaxaca becomes the first Mexican state to ban the sell of soda and junk food to kids

The local congress of Oaxaca approved the reform of the Law on the Rights of Girls, Boys and Adolescents to prohibit the sale, gift, distribution or promotion of junk food to minors.

This Wednesday, August 5, becomes a historic day for all of Mexico, since the LXIV Legislature of Oaxaca becomes the first in the republic to legislate in favor of the obesity epidemic among children.

With the adherence of Article 20, it is expected to drastically reduce the access of unhealthy edible products to the girls, boys, and adolescents of the entity.

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