Accelerating Progress on Tobacco Taxation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This presentation was given by Frank Chaloupka at the World Bank Poverty and Equity Global Practice meeting in Washington, D.C. on May 23, 2019. During the presentation, the impact of tobacco taxes on use, the consequences of tobacco use, tax structure, tax revenues and earmarking, the myths and facts about the economic impact of taxes, and more about the UIC/Bloomberg Tobacco Tax Initiative were discussed.