Lessons Learned from Tobacco and Alcohol Taxation and Implications for Obesity Prevention

The “Lesson’s Learned from Tobacco and Alcohol Taxation and Implications for Obesity Prevention” presentation given at Northwestern University, Department of Preventative Medicine, provides an overview of tobacco and alcohol taxation and the impacts and consequences of taxes/prices on tobacco and alcohol use, earmarks the revenues for control programs, the industry price marketing and policy options, the myths and facts and the implications for obesity prevention.