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.

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March 2012

Authors:
Lorraine Craig
Natalie Sansone
Genevieve Sansone
Michelle Bishop
Pete Driezen
Megan Tait
Emmanuel Guindon
Geoffrey T. Fong
Frank Chaloupka