Pricing Policies and Control of Tobacco in Europe

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 223323
EC contribution
: € 2,991,656.00
: 39 months
Starting date
: 01/02/2009
: Price of cigarettes, tobacco taxation policy, elasticity of demand, illicit trade, smuggling, tobacco industry interference, attitudes to price rises of tobacco, SimSmoke modelling.
Project web-site
: http://www.ppacte.eu/


Smoking is the largest single cause of death and disease in the European Union (EU). Effective and equitable control of tobacco in the EU by the use of fiscal policies is both significant for addressing the tobacco disease burden and highly complex.

PPACTE aimed to develop evidence-based policy recommendations to improve market regulation of tobacco products, for more effective, equitable control of tobacco in Europe.

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