Posts By: Sonia Hickey

$40 Smokes: Health Issue or Tax Grab?

Cigarettes

Smokers will soon be hit in the pocket again, after new legislation has cleared the way for further price hikes on tobacco. The Federal Government has voted to raise the levy on cigarettes by 12.5% over four years, which will fill government coffers with an extra $4.7 billion. Aussies who smoke will pay $40 a… Read more »