What is the cost of your habit?

In 2012, a packet of 20 cig­a­rettes costs around $14.50.

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS -

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-

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