"We know that study after study has shown that tobacco taxes are the most effective way to reduce tobacco use." - Mark Meaney
This is the second part of our series on tobacco taxes. Mark Meaney of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, at the Public Health Law Center from Mitchell Hamlin School of Law joins us today. Mark is a long time attorney working with jurisdictions around the United States to create tobacco prevention and control policies that are sound and effective in helping to curb tobacco use. In this episode, Mark helps us understand what some of the best practices are for tobacco taxes, and why they are so important.
This is the first episode of the Upstream Public Health Podcast. This is the place where we will talk about the public health prevention issues of the day. This first episode our host, Jill Hutson, interviews Upstream board member Daniel Morris about the importance of tobacco taxes. This is an introduction to the 5 reasons you should care about tobacco taxes.