Strategic Investment of Tobacco Tax Revenue (2020)

Article 6 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and its guidelines for implementation recommend that countries dedicate revenue to fund tobacco control and other health promotion activities. In addition, Article 26 of the FCTC requires all Parties to secure and provide financial support for the implementation of various tobacco control programs and activities that meet the objectives of the Convention. Tobacco excise taxes have also been identified as a revenue stream for financing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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