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COP-4: guidelines for FCTC Article 6 - why Health Ministries should support them

Article 6 - guidelines for FCTC Article 6 (price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco) – Why Health Ministries should support them

This document relates to item 5.7 of the provisional agenda.

Good tobacco tax policies have enormous potential to encourage quitting amongst tobacco users, prevent young people from starting – and simultaneously generate considerable tax revenue. Of all the available tobacco control measures, taxation may well be the single most effective method of quickly reducing tobacco consumption.

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