Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Taxation

TAXATION POLICIES, BY WHO REGION, 2012

State of taxation policies, by WHO region, 2012

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) requires Parties to implement tax and price policies on tobacco products to reduce tobacco consumption.

As at December 2012, only 32 Member States had set taxes above 75% of the retail price for packets of the most sold brand of cigarettes.


GLOBAL SITUATION AND TRENDS

Raising taxes on tobacco


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