Dr. Frank Chaloupka was interviewed by Swapna Raghu Sanand from Financial Express on January 13, 2021. He discusses India's low score in the Tobacconomics Cigarette Tax Scorecard and provides concrete steps for the government to improve the country's cigarette tax policies.
Read the full interview here.
View the Scorecard, w... Read More
In the Press
Outlook India- Tax burden on cigarettes far below international standards: Study (December 16)
Tribune India - Tax burden on cigarettes in India far below international standards: Study (December 16)
The Economic Times- Tax on cigarette: India doesn’t tax them enough, below best international practices, says repor... Read More
On December 15, 2020, Tobacconomics released the first edition of the international Cigarette Tax Scorecard, assessing the performance of cigarette tax policies in over 170 countries.
The top performing countries are Australia and New Zealand, which reflects their high, uniform specific cigarette excise taxes with regular increases that... Read More