Based on The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Poland by Christina Czart Ciecierski, Rajeev Cherukupalli and Marzenna A Weresa. 2011.
Reports & Studies
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease illustrates how raising tobacco excise taxes and prices is an effective tool to reduce tobacco use and prevalence and should be an important component of the overall tobacco control environment to reduce Poland’s high adult and youth tobacco use prevalence.
A case study describing efforts to reduce smoking in Poland, which had the highest rate of smokers in the world in the 1980s.
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted in Poland in years 2009-2010, was a nationally representative household survey of tobacco use among men and women aged 15 and older. The survey was designed to produce internationally comparable data on tobacco use and tobacco control measures through use of a standardized questionnaire, sample design, and data collection and management procedures.