Targeting the affordability of cigarettes: a new benchmark for taxation policy in low-income and-middle-income countries.

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OBJECTIVES To investigate the appropriateness of tax incidence (the percentage of the retail price occupied by taxes) benchmarking in low-income and-middle-income countries (LMICs) with rapidly growing economies and to explore the viability of an alternative tax policy rule based on the affordability of cigarettes. DESIGN The paper outlines criticisms of… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/tc.2009.030155

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@article{Blecher2010TargetingTA, title={Targeting the affordability of cigarettes: a new benchmark for taxation policy in low-income and-middle-income countries.}, author={Evan H Blecher}, journal={Tobacco control}, year={2010}, volume={19 4}, pages={325-30} }