The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

COP-4 Media briefing: Tobacco taxes

Tobacco taxes: Governments can boost revenues, and health

Governments seeking to increase revenues during tough economic times need look no further than tobacco taxes. Universally, states that have introduced these taxes – or increased existing tobacco taxes – have generated revenues. An additional benefit is that by discouraging smoking, tobacco taxes also contribute to improved health among the population.

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