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Cigarette taxes and youth smoking

Christopher Carpenter

Cigarette taxes and youth smoking

new evidence from national, state, & local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys

by Christopher Carpenter

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teenagers -- Tobacco use -- United States -- Econometric models,
  • Cigarettes -- Taxation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Carpenter, Philip J. Cook.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 13046., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13046.
    ContributionsCook, Philip J., 1946-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32, [7] p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17633679M
    OCLC/WorldCa127108460

      G ov. Phil Scott on Thursday threw his support behind a 92 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes, giving a boost to a proposal that has failed to get . Raising Cigarette Taxes Reduces Smoking, Especially Among Kids (and the Cigarette Companies Know It) Tobacco Tax Increases are a Reliable Source of Substantial New State Revenue Responses to Misleading and Inaccurate Cigarette Company Arguments Against State Tobacco Tax Increases.

    Significant Tobacco Tax Increases Reduce Tobacco Use, Particularly among Youth, Despite Tobacco Company Price Discounts and Promotional Efforts State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates and Rankings Map Showing State Cigarette Tax Rates. Sources: Tax Burden on Tobacco, BLS, MTF, and author’s calculations 16 21 26 31 36 $ $ $ $ $ $ ts) Cigarette Price & Youth Smoking Prevalence High School Seniors, United States, Cigarette Price 12th grade prevalence

      The cigarette tax will also head off smoking among young people. “We find that youth uptake of tobacco is two to three times more sensitive to price than overall tobacco . In recent years, researchers from numerous disciplines have examined the impact of various policies designed to discourage smoking, including counteradvertising, 1– 4 workplace smoking policies, 5– 14 and youth access restrictions. 15– 19 Much of the research, however, has centered on the impact of higher prices or excise taxes on cigarette demand. In a recent report, Chaloupka and.


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Cigarette taxes and youth smoking by Christopher Carpenter Download PDF EPUB FB2

On April 1,the federal government raised cigarette taxes from $ to $ per pack. This study examines the impact of this increase on a range of smoking behaviors among youth aged 12 to 17 and young adults aged 18 to Data from the – Cited by: The research is clear: increases in tobacco taxes decrease tobacco use.

Indeed, raising taxes on tobacco and thereby increasing its price is one of the most effective ways to reduce tobacco use. Prices affect virtually all measures of cigarette use, including per-capita consumption, smoking rates and the number of cigarettes smoked daily. Cigarette tax is the state tax on a pack of cigarettes in dollars.

8 The coefficient of interest, β 2, captures the relative effect of state cigarette taxes on youth smoking by comparing within area increases in state cigarette taxes to the associated outcomes for youths in states that did not experience a cigarette tax increase in that by: Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using YRBS Data Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J.

Sabia, Daniel I. Rees. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Children, Health Economics Using data from the state and national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys for the periodCarpenter and Cook () found a strong, negative relationship between cigarette taxes Cited by: 6.

We estimate two-way fixed effects models of the effect of state cigarette taxes on youth smoking, controlling for survey demographics and area and year fixed effects. Our most consistent finding is that – contrary to some recent research – the large state tobacco tax increases of the past 15 years were associated with significant reductions Cited by: History.

Although cigarettes were not popular in the United States until the midth century, the federal government still attempted to implement a tax on tobacco products such as snuff early on in its history. Insecretary of the treasury Alexander Hamilton introduced the first ever federal excise tax on tobacco products.

Hamilton's original proposal passed after major modifications. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website.

Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. Cigarette taxes around the country are levied on top of the federal rate of $ per pack of cigarettes.

As oftaxes accounted for almost half of the retail cost of a pack of cigarettes. On average, states charge $ of taxes per pack of 20 cigarettes. Objectives To provide an up-to-date analysis on the relationship between excise taxes and the prevalence of cigarette smoking in the United States.

Methods Linear mixed-effects models were used to model the relationship between excise taxes and prevalence of cigarette smoking in each state from through Results From throughincreases in state-level excise taxes. Paula M. Lantz. A large body of research shows that very few people in the United States initiate cigarette smoking or become habitual smokers after their teen years.

Nearly 9 out of 10 current adult smokers started their tobacco use at or before age 18 (Giovino, ).Given the epidemiology of smoking initiation, a great deal of policy and programmatic attention has been directed toward youth.

In addition to safeguarding our state’s youth, increasing the cigarette tax by $2-per-pack is projected to increase annual state revenue by $ million and would decrease the long-term health. In addition to the state’s 6 percent sales tax, an excise tax will be imposed on closed and open vaping systems of e-cigarettes.

The bill says the new tax will be $ on each closed vapor. While previous research has shown that youth are sensitive to the price of cigarettes, the landscape of tobacco control policies has changed considerably.

Between andstate cigarette taxes increased from $ to $ per pack and the number of states with % smoke-free restaurant legislation increased from 13 to 35 states and DC. Cigarette Taxes and the Transition from Youth to Adult Smoking: Smoking Initiation, Cessation, and Participation Philip DeCicca, Donald S.

Kenkel, Alan D. Mathios. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Health Economics. Policy makers continue to advocate and adopt cigarette taxes as a public health by: Using data from the state and national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys for the period –, Carpenter and Cook () find a strong, negative relationship between cigarette taxes and youth smoking.

We revisit this relationship using four extra waves of YRBS data (from,and ). Our results suggest that youths have become much less responsive to cigarette taxes since.

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease: A Report of the Surgeon General By U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services United States. Public Health Service.

Office of the Surgeon General.,   Lawmakers in dozens of states are attempting to curb youth e-cigarette use by introducing excise taxes on vaping products. Typically, these include wholesale taxes determined by price and per-milliliter taxes based on product volume.

Some of the proposals introduced would tax e-cigarettes that do not contain nicotine. In recent years, other federal laws have served to further restrict youth tobacco use.

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, passed ininitially gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products to protect public health.

Among the broad. Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students—United States, J / Vol. 66 / No. 23; Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Tobacco Smoking among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, to / Vol.

66 / No. Although cigarette smoking is the most common type of tobacco use among youth worldwide, the use of other tobacco products is very common in some populations. For example, smokeless tobacco was the most common tobacco product used by boys and girls aged in Nepal inwith prevalence of % and %, respectively, while prevalence.

Frank Franklin/AP A customer exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York on Feb. 20, Colorado lawmakers will consider a bill to raise taxes on nicotine and tobacco .Tobacco taxes Michigan is ranked 17th in the U.S.

for its cigarette tax of $2 per pack (enacted July ), compared to the national average of $ (The District of Columbia has the highest tax at $ and Missouri has the lowest at 17 cents.)   Federal tobacco taxes were last increased inwith the cigarette tax being increased by $ per pack.

The current federal cigarette tax is $ per pack. The American Lung Association supports increasing the federal cigarette tax and making federal tax rates on other tobacco products equal to the cigarette tax.