Vital Signs: Tobacco tax revenues can bring public health benefits

Tobacco taxes are an excise tax on the sale of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco. Tobacco taxes are known as one of the most effective tobacco control interventions to prevent youths from using tobacco products and to encourage adults to quit. According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, raising tobacco taxes make the products too expensive for kids to buy and give current smokers an incentive to quit. Read more >>>