Knowledge Hub News

November 25, 2019

WHO Primer: Health Taxes

The recently published Health taxes: a Primer is a WHO policy brief which summarizes the existing evidence on the health and economic impact of health taxes, […]
November 12, 2019
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Back to Basics #6: Calculating the Economic Cost of Smoking

The Knowledge Hub has published a sixth Back to Basics (B2B) policy brief in the series covering various topics on tobacco taxation, titled: Calculating the Economic […]
October 23, 2019
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Back to Basics #5: The Solution to Illicit Trade

The Knowledge Hub has published a fifth Back to Basics (B2B) policy brief in the series covering various topics on tobacco taxation, titled: The Solution to […]
October 23, 2019
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Back to Basics #4: Price elasticity

The Knowledge Hub has published a fourth Back to Basics (B2B) policy brief in the series covering various topics on tobacco taxation: Price elasticity. To date, […]
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 […]