This German 32-pages study analyses tobacco taxes. Used as public health policy, tobacco taxes can effect a decrease in tobacco consumption. At the same time, higher tobacco taxes in many countries of the Global South could be used to finance sustainable development, particularly public health.

Author: Laura Graen
Published: November 2016


Though tobacco use is the single most preventable health risk tobacco control is chronically underfunded.
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