The Economics of Tobacco Control: Increasing Taxes on Tobacco Products

This presentation was given by Frank J. Chaloupka at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health South Asian Tobacco Control Leadership Program on 10 May 2017, in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The presentation describes the economic costs of tobacco use, the impact of tobacco taxes on tobacco use, myths & facts on the economic “costs” of tobacco control, and the cost-effectiveness of tobacco control.