Health Forward Foundation

Policy Statement on Increasing Tobacco Pricing

Policy Statement on Increasing Tobacco Pricing
January 20, 2016
Source: Health Forward Foundation



Higher tobacco prices reduce smoking, particularly by young adults, low-income smokers, and pregnant women. Health Forward’s continued involvement and pressure around increased tobacco pricing is an important force to ensure that increased tobacco taxes are public health tools, rather than used purely to generate revenue.



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