Knowledge Hub News

September 17, 2019
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Back to Basics #3: A Call for Open Access Data on Tobacco Taxation

The Knowledge Hub has published a third Back to Basics (B2B) policy brief in the series covering various topics on tobacco taxation.  To date, we have […]
September 17, 2019
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Back to Basics #2: The Rationale for Tobacco Tax and Price Measures

The Knowledge Hub has published a second Back to Basics (B2B) policy brief in the series covering various topics on tobacco taxation.  To date, we have […]
September 2, 2019

Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator: BBC report

The Ghana Revenue Authority’s (GRA) convenient mobile app, the Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator, helps Ghanaians check the authenticity of the products they buy and consume. Consumers […]
August 15, 2019

Launch of the Back to Basics (B2B) Policy Brief Series

The Knowledge Hub has started a Back to Basics (B2B) series covering various topics on tobacco taxation.  Over the course of the coming months, we will […]
May 31, 2019

World No Tobacco Day 2019: Decrease Tobacco Use and Improve Lung Health through Tobacco Taxation

Tobacco and lung health Every year, on 31 May, we celebrate World No Tobacco Day. The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the […]
April 11, 2019

The Task Force on Fiscal Policy releases it long-awaited report!

Today, 11 April, the Task Force on Fiscal Policy released its report entitled, “Health Taxes to Save Lives: Employng Effective Excise Taxes n Tobacco, Alcohol and […]
April 9, 2019

Blogpost: Tobacco taxation in-country technical assistance mission in Chad

 By Ernest  Ngeh Tingum Chad ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2006. Following the ratification, it enacted tobacco control legislation in 2010, proving […]
December 6, 2018

New Issue of the Newsletter on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs

We would like to share with you the latest issue of the Newsletter presenting the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs, carried out from […]
October 10, 2018

FCA News Bulletin released today, featuring the work of the KH on taxation and illicit trade

The 143rd issue of the Framework Convention Alliance Bulletin was released today, 10th of October 2018. The Bulletin provides a summary of work done by members […]
September 12, 2018
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Blogpost: Is Eastern Europe a Smoker’s Paradise?

By Hana Ross I recently attended three events in Eastern/Central Europe (Bulgaria, Poland and the Czech Republic) and concluded that this region of the world is […]