17 Nov 2010

Tobacco tax increase encourages smokers to quit

From Checkpoint, 6:41 pm on 17 November 2010

The April tax increase on tobacco already looks to have had an impact on the number of people giving up smoking. A survey by the smoking cessation support organisation, The Quit Group, shows that 4000 people registered with Quitline in May 2010, which was double the number from May 2009.