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Tobacco Taxation

Ross, H., Tesche, J. & Vellios, N. 2017. Undermining government tax policies: Common legal strategies employed by the tobacco industry in response to tobacco tax increases. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief 1 Feb 2018.

Vellios, N. & van Walbeek, C. 2018. The Determinants of regular smoking onset in South Africa using duration analysis. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief 1 Feb 2018.

Blecher, E., Ross, H., & Stoklosa, M. 2014. Lessons learned from cigarette tax harmonization in the European Union. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Ross, H., Kostova D., Stoklosa, M & Leon, M. 2014. The Impact of Cigarette Excise Taxes on Smoking Cessation Rates From 1994 to 2010 in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Illicit trade

Ross, H. and Blecher, E. 2019. Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products Need Not Hinder Tobacco Tax Policy Reforms and Increases. Tobacconomics Policy Brief. Chicago, IL: Tobacconomics, Health Policy Center, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ross, H. 2017. Track and Trace in Kenya: Evaluating various measures to control illicit cigarette trade. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Ross, H., Vellios, N., Clegg Smith, K., Ferguson, J. &  Cohen, J. 2018. “Cheap White” Cigarettes. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief 1 Feb 2018.

Ross, H. et al. 2015. Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Ross. H. 2015. Asia-11 report: More Myth than Fact. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Ross, H. 2015. Measures to Control Illicit Tobacco Trade. Policy Brief prepared for ETCP|SALDRU|UCT and Tobacconomics, Health Policy Center, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Other issues in tobacco control

Kruger, L., Van Walbeek, C. & Vellios, N. 2016. Waterpipe and cigarette smoking in SA. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Movsisyan, N.K. et al. 2016. Smoking patterns in Central Europe: Education as a determinant factor of smoking and quitting. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.

Stoklosa, M. & Ross, H. 2014. Tobacco control funding: Assessing TBC for LMICs in a time of economic hardship. ETCP|SALDRU|UCT Policy Brief.