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June 16, 2017

Evidence: Revenues Increase with Increases in Cigarette Taxes

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 […]
June 19, 2017

NEW! Introducing our Team Member Blog Series

By Corne van Walbeek Consider the world thirty years ago. Cigarette smoking was regarded as normal, with people smoking on public transport, in shops, in offices, […]
June 22, 2017

World Bank video release: Tobacco Taxation Win-Win for Public Health and Domestic Resources Mobilization Conference

At the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, the WBG, in collaboration with WHO organized a high-level event to […]
July 3, 2017

Blogpost: Putting a spotlight on the economics of tobacco control

  By Zunda Chisa The economics of tobacco control is not a very widely known, let alone understood, field on the African continent. The average public […]