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PHR - 13/43/58
Understanding the impact of tobacco tax increases and tobacco industry pricing on smoking behaviours and inequalities
Project title: Understanding the impact of tobacco tax increases and tobacco industry pricing on smoking behaviours and inequalities
Call to action: 13/43 13/43 PHR Researcher-led Call
Research type: Evidence Synthesis
Chief investigator: Professor Ann McNeill
Lead Author: Professor Ann McNeill
Contractor: University of Bath
Started: September 2014 | Status: Published April 2020
Above-inflation tax rises decrease affordability and increase quitting behaviours; however, availability of cheaper tobacco products encourages switching to cheaper factory-made products or roll-your-own rather than quitting.
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