The Economics of Tobacco Control in Latin America: Highlights and Gaps

This presentation was given by Frank Chaloupka at the session “Building the Case for Increasing Taxes in Latin America and the Caribbean” at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health on March 8, 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa. During this session, the economic costs of tobacco use, tobacco taxes and tobacco use, and evidence gaps on employment and development, such as illicit trade and tobacco and poverty, were discussed.