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Critique

  ASEAN Tobacco Tax Report Card 2014ASEAN Tobacco Tax Report Card  Executive Summary May 2014 Tobacco Tax for Health, A WIN-WIN for All SITT Year 4 Annual Report Working Hand in Hand for Tax Policy Reform. SITT Year 3 Annual Report The publication summarises the project progress and impact of the project on tobacco tax …

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Regional Summary

Updated April 2013 Tobacco consumption is increasing in Asia. The Asia Pacific region alone accounts for 57.4% of the world smoking population. Current smoking prevalence in ASEAN countries (figures in percent)* * Note: Years in which prevalence surveys were conducted differ from country to country In addition, the annual cigarette consumption per capita in ASEAN …

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Why Tobacco Tax

Why tax tobacco? Tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death globally, killing around six million people each year. In addition to these premature deaths, tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke results in huge economic costs, such as greater spending on medical treatment of tobacco-related diseases and productivity losses from sick days …

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