Self-reported price of cigarettes, consumption and compensatory behaviours in a cohort of Mexican smokers before and after a cigarette tax increase.

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Tobacco control, ISSN: 1468-3318, Vol: 19, Issue: 6, Page: 481-7

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/sph_health_promotion_education_behavior_facpub/87
PMID:
20870740
DOI:
10.1136/tc.2009.032177
PMCID:
PMC2991075
Author(s):
Saenz-de-Miera, Belen; Thrasher, James F.; Chaloupka, Frank J.; Waters, Hugh R.; Hernández- Ávila, Mauricio; Fong, Geoffrey T.
Publisher(s):
BMJ
Tags:
Social Sciences; Medicine; cigarettes; cigarette consumption; compensatory behaviors; smokers; Mexico; cigarette tax; tax increase; Public Health
article description
To assess the impact of a 2007 cigarette tax increase from 110% to 140% of the price to the retailer on cigarette price and consumption among Mexican smokers, including efforts to offset price increases.