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CentrePiece Article
Passive smoking: the effect of bans and taxes
Jérôme Adda and Francesca Cornaglia
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP315:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


JEL Classification: I11; H2


Tags: smoking; taxes; bans

Smoking bans have been widely introduced in recent years in an effort to reduce non-smokers' exposure to tobacco smoke. Jérôme Adda and Francesca Cornaglia evaluate the effect of these restrictions - and of taxes on cigarettes - on the incidence of passive smoking and, in particular, their unintended consequences for children.