Tobacco industry response to tobacco tax hikes: The case of Montenegro

October 22, 2020 Authors: Konstantin KrasovskyTobacco Prevention and Cessation AbstractBackground:Tobacco taxation is an effective policy to decrease tobacco consumption and increase revenue. In July 2017, Montenegro adopted an ambitious plan of tobacco excise increases (from August 2017 and January 2018), but in early 2018 tobacco excise revenue declined, and from September 2018 the tobacco excise […]

2021 Budget should increase taxes on tobacco, alcoholic beverages-VALD

October 21, 2020 My Joy Online The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation has launched a 2020 Tobacco Industry Interferences Index Report-Ghana with a call on government to announce in its 2021 budget tax increases on tobacco, alcoholic beverages and other unhealthy products. It stated that since 2015, there had not been tax […]