Study Recommends 70 Percent Tax on Tobacco To Discourage Smokers Top story

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Smuggled Supermatch cigarette impounded by Uganda Revenue Authority this week. Courtesy of URA

Smuggled Supermatch cigarette impounded by Uganda Revenue Authority this week.

In short
Tobacco products in Uganda are said to be lowly priced in comparison to other basic household items. The EPRC study notes that overall, the tax changes in Uganda have been driven by the need to raise additional tax revenues rather than by health concerns.

 

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