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US$ 1.4 trillion lost every year to tobacco use – New tobacco tax manual shows ways to save money and build back better after COVID-19 – World Health Organization

WHO’s new Technical Manual on Tobacco Tax Policy and Administration shows countries ways to cut down on over US$1.4 trillion in health expenditures and lost productivity…

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WHO’s new Technical Manual on Tobacco Tax Policy and Administration shows countries ways to cut down on over US$1.4 trillion in health expenditures and lost productivity due to tobacco use worldwide.
Improved tobacco taxation policies can also be a key component of building back better after COVID-19, where countries need additional resources to respond and to finance health system recovery.
“We launched this new manual to provide updated, clear, and practical guidance for policymakers, finance…

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