Health Promotion Revenues ('Sin Taxes')
Approved October 2006
Reaffirmed by the ACEP Board of Directors October 2006
Revised and approved by the ACEP Board of Directors July 2000 titled, "Health Promotion Revenues ("Sin Taxes")"Originally approved April 1993 as a Board Motion titled, "Sin Taxes"
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) supports federal and state actions that raise revenues from settlement initiatives and taxation of tobacco, alcohol, handguns, assault weapons, and ammunition for the purpose of health promotion and the provision of coverage for the uninsured.