Bosnia and Herzegovina (2022)

Bosnia - Herzegovina

The Costs of Smoking, 2019

How much tobacco use costs B&H society

The University of Banja Luka’s study 1 provides the first comprehensive estimation of the economic costs of smoking in B&H to establish an evidence base for a better informed tobacco tax policy. The estimation of the economic costs of tobacco use provides information about the direct costs of smoking (hospitalizations, drugs, treatments) as well as the indirect morbidity (sick leave from work) and mortality costs (lost productivity from premature deaths) of smoking in 2019.

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