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WHO: Raising Taxes on Tobacco Can Save Lives

The World Health Organization is calling for governments to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products.  A new WHO report presents strong evidence that increasing taxes is one of the best ways to help curb the global tobacco epidemic. The World Health Organization says raising taxes on tobacco makes the products less affordable.  It says this is one of the most effective, low-cost ways to stop people from smoking.  It notes this measure has the added benefit of...

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