Monograph 21 The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

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This monograph, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and the World Health Organization, examines the current research and evidence base surrounding the economics of tobacco control—including tobacco use, tobacco growing, manufacturing and trade, tobacco product taxes and prices, and tobacco control policies and other interventions to reduce tobacco use and its consequences. This information can help direct future research and inform tobacco prevention and control programs and policies in countries around the world.

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Suggested Citation

U.S. National Cancer Institute and World Health Organization. The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control. National Cancer Institute Tobacco Control Monograph 21. NIH Publication No. 16-CA-8029A. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute; and Geneva, CH: World Health Organization; 2016.

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Chapters and key topics covered within each chapter are listed below. Chapters generally include an introductory section, details on methodology, a chapter summary, research needs, and a reference list.

Section 1. Introduction

Section 2. Situation Analysis/Mapping

Section 3. Price Determinants of Demand

Section 4. Non-Price Determinants of Demand

Section 5. Policy and Other Influences on the Supply of Tobacco Products

Section 6. Economic and Other Implications of Tobacco Control

Section 7. Global Implications of Tobacco Control

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Last Updated
October 20, 2022