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December 12, 2016

IMF Release: How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises

Taxing tobacco can help raise much needed revenue and save lives, but it needs to be done well. This “How-to” note provides guidance on the basics […]
January 13, 2017

Monograph Released: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

Tobacco Control Strengthens Economies and Saves Lives – A new report by the National Cancer Institute and the World Health Organization finds that tobacco control measures are […]
March 6, 2017

SARS Wars: Health warning – tobacco may be harmful to your democracy

This month nine US politicians wrote to the US Department of Justice demanding that it investigate the London-listed British American Tobacco (BAT) following claims that the […]
June 2, 2017

World Bank Release: World No Tobacco Day 2017 – tobacco taxation demands increased attention & effort

Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which seeks to highlight the health and additional risks […]