Mobilising public opinion for the tobacco industry: the Consumer Tax Alliance and excise taxes.

@article{Campbell2008MobilisingPO,
  title={Mobilising public opinion for the tobacco industry: the Consumer Tax Alliance and excise taxes.},
  author={Richard Bret Campbell and Edith D Balbach},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={351-6}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco industry funding was instrumental in creating and financing the Consumer Tax Alliance in 1989 as an organisation that relied upon extensive media outreach to build opposition to excise taxes as a regressive form of taxation. By obscuring its own role in this effort, the tobacco industry undermined the public's reasonable expectations for… CONTINUE READING