25 Jun 2013
Countering Tobacco Industry Arguments
A typical tobacco industry attack on taxation:
Figure 16. The “high taxes lead to illicit trade” argument features front and centre on BAT’s web site. For a more nuanced discussion on Hong Kong, see Argument 2, below. Available on-line.
Seven basic arguments used by the tobacco industry:
7. One size does not fit all
In the case of the Article 6 guidelines, the industry can be expected to use another argument: