Differential Taxes for Differential Risks—Toward Reduced Harm from Nicotine-Yielding Products

Our Perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine calls for differential taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other nicotine-yielding products based on their level of risk. Such a move could hasten reductions in cigarette use and, ultimately, the disease and deaths it causes.

Read the full Perspective piece via the New England Journal of Medicine or a short summary on our site.

 

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August 2015

Authors:
Frank J. Chaloupka
David Sweanor
Kenneth E. Warner