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June 2020
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Our new resource page on tobacco taxation

May 31st was World No Tobacco Day. Every year, tobacco use causes more than 8 million deaths globally, and 80% of the world’s smokers live in low- and middle-income countries. The costs of tobacco are high in terms of the negative impacts on public health and the economy. Increasing taxes on tobacco is the most…

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2 May 2019
Past Event
Launch of project on tobacco tax reform in West Africa

On May 2nd 2019, the workshop launching the “Tobacco Tax Reforms to Promote Economic Development in West Africa” project ​​was held in Dakar. The project aims to empower ECOWAS decision-makers with rigorous, independent research to strengthen tobacco control policies in the region. The event was attended by government officials, researchers, and civil society representatives interested…

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