Editorial: Congress Must Not Weaken Nation’s Fight Against Tobacco
While the U.S. has made much progress in reducing tobacco use, two bills approved by the House Appropriations Committee threaten to reverse advances that have been made in recent years. The Hill published an editorial from Dr. Chaloupka urging Congress to reject the provisions. Read the full editorial here.
Topics: Tobacco use / Prevalence and consumption / Tax levels and structure / Tobacco taxes revenues / Health consequences / Impact on demand / Economic impact of tobacco control / Health care costs / Tax and price / Economic consequences
Topics: Cost-effectiveness / Tobacco use / Prevalence and consumption / Health consequences / Tobacco taxes revenues / Impact on demand / Health care costs / Tax avoidance and evasion / Economic impact of tobacco control / Economic consequences / Impact on the poor / Tax and price / Tobacco control policies and programs / Jobs and productivity
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