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Tripling tobacco taxes ‘would save 200m lives’

A stiff tax increase could prevent millions of deaths worldwide, it has been claimed. Picture: TSPL

A stiff tax increase could prevent millions of deaths worldwide, it has been claimed. Picture: TSPL

  • by JOHN VON RADOWITZ
 

TRIPLING tobacco taxes around the world could cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths by the end of this century, researchers claim.

 

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