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" While interventions to reduce demand for tobacco are likely to succeed, measures to reduce its supply are less promising. This is because, if one supplier is shut down, an alternative supplier gains an incentive to enter the market. The extreme measure... "
Curbing the Epidemic: Governments and the Economics of Tobacco Control - Page 7
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Health and Development

2004 - 48 pages
...conservative estimates. Reducing supply is generally ineffective While interventions to reduce the demand for tobacco are likely to succeed, measures...market. The extreme measure of prohibiting tobacco consumption is unwarranted on economic grounds, as well as unrealistic and likely to fail. Crop substitution...
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Curing the Addiction to Profits: A Supply-side Approach to Phasing Out Tobacco

Cynthia Callard, Neil E. Collishaw, Dave Thompson, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - 2005 - 154 pages
...point. Canadian health economist, Prabhat Jha, expressed the view: While interventions to reduce the demand for tobacco are likely to succeed, measures to reduce its supply usually fail. Attempts to impose restrictions on the sale of cigarettes to youths in high income countries...
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