ITC Cross-Country Comparison Report: Tobacco Price and Taxation
This report presents initial findings on cross-country differences on key indicators of the effectiveness of price and tax policies across 19 countries on the ITC Project, including New Zealand. A primary objective of this report is to disseminate findings on the effectiveness of tax measures to policymakers and other public health stakeholders to promote strong evidence-based policies on price and tax, as required by Article 6 of the FCTC. The report was prepared for the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Singapore, March 20-24, 2012.
Topics: Cost-effectiveness / Tobacco use / Smoke-free policies / Health consequences / Tobacco taxes revenues / Impact on demand / Health care costs / Economic impact of tobacco control / Tax avoidance and evasion / Tax and price / Economic consequences / Impact on the poor / Tobacco control policies and programs
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