15
Jun

Tobacco taxes

If the People's Health Foundation doesn't tell you about tobacco taxes, I will. WHO considers them a 'best buy' for noncommunicable diseases NCDs.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjI6-7zzb_UAhVFWz4KHRkHDmcQFggiMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.who.int%2Fncds%2Fgovernance%2Fdiscussion-paper-updating-appendix3-25july2016-EN.pdf&usg=AFQjCNH5_Yx6_0OB316wWXPzWTxAWf36dw

Here is a posting, a policy paper, and a podcast.

https://www.cgdev.org/blog/tobacco-taxes-need-be-much-bigger-part-fiscal-policy-discussion

https://www.cgdev.org/publication/single-best-health-policy-world-tobacco-taxes

https://www.cgdev.org/blog/tobacco-epidemic-%E2%80%93-bill-savedoff

What is holding up implementation of increased tobacco taxes in Myanmar?

Jamie

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