[Commentary] Financial Stress and Smoking Cessation – A Silver Lining to the Dark Clouds of the Global Economy?
This commentary by Frank Chaloupka looks at an article by Siahpush and colleagues in the journal Addiction. The article, entitled “Smokers with financial stress are more likely to want to quit but less likely to try or succeed: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey” looks at the connection between financial stress and quit behavior among smokers.
Topics: Cost-effectiveness / Tax levels and structure / Tobacco taxes revenues / Impact on demand / Economic impact of tobacco control / Tax avoidance and evasion / Tax and price / Impact on the poor / Jobs and productivity
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