Sin Tax for Health Programmes
Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy
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A think tank has proposed for 5% of tobacco and alcohol taxes to be earmarked for efforts to address non-communicable diseases. The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy said based on 2017 revenue figures, the 5% would amount to about RM290 million.
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Tags: Evening Edition, sin tax, smoking, tobacco, alcohol, excise duties, non-communicable diseases,