A new study to be published in the January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research states that cigarette taxation is one of the most useful policies to cut down smoking.
Through the cigarette tax-hike, increased cigarette prices discourage smokers to buy, prevent non-smokers from starting to smoke in the first place, and trim down use of cigarettes or quit smoking altogether.
Village Capital announced the winners of the $50,000 prize awarded to social entrepreneurs who don’t “self-define as social entrepreneurs”. The winners didn’t start out thinking of themselves as social enterprises.
Cigarette Taxation Shrinks Alcohol Consumption among Vulnerable Populations