About: Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva

Development Policy 31-07-2015

UN backs tobacco tax to finance sustainable development

The Addis Ababa action plan recommends raising taxes on tobacco to finance sustainable development. In the Philippines, a 340% tobacco tax hike helped fund a universal health insurance programme. EURACTIV France reports

Want to know what's going on in the EU Capitals daily? Subscribe now to our new 9am newsletter.