This section provides everything you need to effectively showcase the evidence that proves how effective tobacco taxes have been all across the globe.
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Increasing tobacco taxes to reduce tobacco use and generate revenue is often supported by a majority of the public, including most smokers – a “win win win!”
A tax increase of that raises prices by ten percent can reduce tobacco consumption by about five percent in low- and middle-income countries.
Raising tobacco taxes to increase prices is a highly effective way to spur smokers to smoke less or quit, and prevent non-smokers–particularly youth–from starting.
Higher tobacco taxes help our most vulnerable populations, preventing youth from starting to smoke and helping low-income populations quit.