Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study
- Half of the gains would be in China. The poorest 20 percent of men stand to gain the most in terms of years gained and medical costs averted. The tax increase would save an estimated $157 billion in smoking-related health treatment costs, according to the study. The results show that low-income ...