NOW is the time to raise tobacco taxes
At COP6 in 2014, Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) adopted guidelines on FCTC Article 6, dealing with price and tax measures. The guidelines mark the first time that governments came together and agreed on what makes – and what doesn’t make – good tobacco tax policy.
Despite the claims of the tobacco industry, tobacco taxes are a win-win for governments: they save lives while generating much needed revenue.
Download the fact sheet, created for World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2015.