BIG Tobacco

World No Tobacco Day

Global Campaign,

In response to the tobacco and related industries’ systematic, aggressive and sustained tactics to attract a new generation of tobacco users, World No Tobacco Day 2020 will provide a counter-marketing campaign and empower young people to engage in the fight against Big Tobacco.

Tobacco Industry Strategies Undermine Government Tax Policy: Evidence from Commercial Data

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Hiscock R, Branston JR, McNeill A, et al Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data Tobacco Control 2018;27:488-497.
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Objective: Taxation equitably reduces smoking, the leading cause of health inequalities. The tobacco industry (TI) can, however, undermine the public health gains realised from tobacco taxation through its pricing strategies. This study aims to examine contemporary TI pricing strategies in the UK and implications for tobacco tax policy.

Evaluation of a Novel Intervention Providing Insight into the Tobacco Industry to Prevent the Uptake of Smoking in School-Aged Children

Citation
Szatkowski L, Taylor J, Taylor A, et al. Evaluation of a novel intervention providing insight into the tobacco industry to prevent the uptake of smoking in school-aged children: a mixedmethods study. BMJ Open 2017;7:e018031. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-018031
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Objectives: Evidence from the US Truth campaign suggests that interventions focusing on tobacco industry practices and ethics may be effective in preventing youth smoking uptake. We developed, piloted and evaluated a school-based intervention based on this premise.

Tobacco Industry Strategies Undermine Government Tax Policy: Evidence from Commercial Data

Citation
Hiscock R, Branston JR, McNeill A, et al Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data Tobacco Control Published Online First: 09 October 2017. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053891
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Objective: Taxation equitably reduces smoking, the leading cause of health inequalities. The tobacco industry (TI) can, however, undermine the public health gains realised from tobacco taxation through its pricing strategies. This study aims to examine contemporary TI pricing strategies in the UK and implications for tobacco tax policy.