Taxation Strategies to Reduce Tobacco Use
February 02, 2019
Increasing tobacco taxes in states is an effective method for encouraging cessation among youth. This brief outlines leading tobacco taxation strategies implemented by New York state, Washington, D.C., and Connecticut. Topics covered include effective strategies for passing tobacco tax policies, including bundling the policy within a larger package of tobacco-related bills, allowing communities and coalitions to champion advocacy efforts, and supporting implementation efforts.