What is the cost of your habit?
In 2012, a packet of 20 cigarettes costs around $14.50.
That means if you smoke a pack a day you will spend more than $5,000 a year on cigarettes. In 2012, a 30g packet of loose tobacco costs around $31.50. Someone smoking a pouch a week would spend more than $1,600 a year on tobacco. How much is smoking costing you? More money is saved by people giving up smoking than money collected through tobacco tax. A healthier smokefree population results in greater economic gains from increased productivity, reduced absen-