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Longitudinal evaluation of the impact of standardised packaging and Minimum Excise Tax on tobacco sales and industry revenue in the UK

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages31
JournalTobacco Control
Early online date12 Jul 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Jul 2020


Standardised packaging for factory made cigarettes (FM) and roll your own
(RYO) tobacco and a Minimum Excise Tax (MET) were fully implemented in the UK in May 2017 following a twelve-month transition period. This paper is the first to examine effects on tobacco sales volumes and company revenues.

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