Taxation as Public Health Policy – April 2012
The presentation given at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine provides an overview of tobacco tax, the impact of tobacco use and consequences, earmarking revenue and control programs, industry price marketing and policy options, and the implications for obesity prevention.
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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