50% hike in cigarette rates would avoid 40 lakh deaths in India

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For India, 50% rise in cigarette prices corresponds to increase of 70-122% rise in tax increase. (Reuters) For India, 50% rise in cigarette prices corresponds to increase of 70-122% rise in tax increase. (Reuters)
SummaryFor India, 50% rise in cigarette prices corresponds to increase of 70-122% rise in tax increase.

than advanced age.

As per its estimates there are 4.45 crore male while 32.6 lakh females smokers in the country.

"In India, the low SES (socioeconomic status) group would account for 30 per cent of marginal taxes paid, but 47 per cent of smoking deaths averted," it said.

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