We examined the impact of tobacco prices or taxes on tobacco use in Latin America and Caribbean countries. We searched MEDLINE, EconLit, LILACS, unpublished literature, 6 specialty journals, and reviewed references.
Journal articlesTOBACCO INDUSTRY TOBACCO CONTROL SMOKING ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL MODELS CONSUMPTION TAX ECONOMIC BEHAVIOURPublished dateMonday, March 2, 2015 - 05:00
In March 2007, IDRC's Research for International Tobacco Control (RITC) hosted an Inter American workshop on tobacco control in Colonia, Uruguay, for approximately 30 participants active in tobacco control in the region.
The looming tobacco epidemic and its potential for thwarting the development process has prompted most governments in sub-Saharan Africa to ratify the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC).