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Public Health Policy in Maryland

February 28, 2018

Alcohol and cigarettes are common consumer products that are associated with large numbers of injury and disease. Over the past decade, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that increased taxes on these two products. The legislation had two aims: to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and cigarette consumption and to generate revenue for public health priorities in Maryland.

Did the legislation achieve those aims? And, if so, what can we learn from the experience?

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