A1.10 Economic costs of tobacco

A1.10.1 International resources

Economics of Tobacco Toolkit

Recommendations from The World Bank on how to research and analyse the economics of tobacco and tobacco control in a specific country.

The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

A monograph produced by the National Cancer Institute and the World Health Organization that examines evidence on the economics of tobacco and tobacco control.

A1.10.2 Australian resources

Rethink Addiction and KPMG. Understanding the cost of addiction in Australia. Rethink Addiction Richmond, Victoria 2022. Available from: https://indd.adobe.com/view/publication/c8bdf583-cb36-4c16-bf79-e8730aa04a1c/qkli/publication-web-resources/pdf/Cost_of_addiction_design.pdf.

Whetton S, Tait RJ, Scollo M, Banks E, Chapman J, et al. Identifying the Social Costs of Tobacco Use to Australia in 2015/16. Perth, Western Australia: The National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, 2019. Available from: http://ndri.curtin.edu.au/NDRI/media/documents/publications/T273.pdf

Collins D and Lapsley H. The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05.  Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing, 2008. Available from: https://nadk.flinders.edu.au/files/3013/8551/1279/Collins__Lapsley_Report.pdf.

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control. Tobacco Control: A Blue Chip Investment in Public Health.  Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2003. Available from: https://www.tobaccoinaustralia.org.au/downloads/chapters/TCMasterApril2003.pdf.