Sin Tax in Saudi Arabia

Sin Tax in Saudi Arabia


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Saudi Arabia has implemented 100% tax on tobacco products and energy drinks that contain

alcohol, also 50% tax on soft drinks since 2017. The idea of a “sin tax” was imposed in the region in order to take joint steps to overcome an unhealthy lifestyle. However, cigarrette prices that doubled in October 2017 didn’t make them quit smoking. In fact, the users of Medwakh” (a typical pipe of arab cigarette) had increased.