Taxation and price: essential facts

28 Apr 2015

 

The most effective policy for reducing tobacco consumption is to increase the price of tobacco products through tax
increases.

Higher taxes are particularly effective in reducing smoking among vulnerable populations, such as youth, pregnant
women, and low-income smokers. 

Increasing the price of tobacco through tax increases will decrease its consumption, save lives and raise tax revenue.

Download: the FCA and Campain for Tobacco-free Kids fact sheet for more information (336KB)

 

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