New IEA research features in The Sun on Sunday

New IEA research that finds the UK will be paying £23 billion in ‘sin taxes’ next year has featured in The Sun on Sunday.

The article quotes the reports findings that alcohol, smoking and obesity taken together provide savings for The Treasury. Smoking provides a net benefit to the public purse to the tune of £14.7 billion. We spend £3.6 billion on smoking-related diseases and £1 billion on collecting cigarette buts and putting out fires related to the vice.

Read the full article here.