World No Smoking Day

NIDA Poll says majority agreeing to higher tax for booze and cigarettes

As the new excise tax rates on alcoholic beverages and cigarettes are in force on Sept 16, a poll released by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) says the majority of people it asked agreed to the tax increase.

Most respondents, however, viewed that the higher tax rates could not stop people from drinking and smoking.

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By Thai PBS

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