Evidence: Revenues Increase with Increases in Cigarette Taxes

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The tobacco industry frequently claims that an increase in tobacco taxes will lead to a fall in consumption of tobacco products (or at least a fall in consumption of legal tobacco products) and therefore to a fall in tobacco tax revenue. We have compiled a PowerPoint presentation of evidence from a host of FCTC Parties, which explicitly show that tax revenues have increased in parallel with increases in tobacco taxes.