Updated 06 May 2015

The $$$ of smoking

Another day, another packet. This tool will show you exactly how much cash you're spending on cigarettes. You may be in for a shock.


A packet here, a few loose cigarettes there and one or two bummed from friends. But the day comes when you have to return the favour.

You may be shocked to find out exactly how much you're spending on cigarettes. In fact, many smokers could take themselves overseas for an annual holiday if they were to give up.

So for once, this article is not about the health risks of smoking, but about the place it hits you the hardest - in your pocket. This new tool will show you exactly how much you're spending.

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