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Cost of smoking

Try not to dwell on the money you’ve spent on smoking already – think about the money you’ll save from the day you quit. How could you use this money to help improve your quality of life?

For instance, if you smoke a pack of 20 cigarettes for an average of $22 a day, you're spending around $8000 a year. Once you think about all the things you can do with the money you’ll save when you stop smoking, you may find the extra incentive you need to give up smoking for good.

Start planning for a healthier and wealthier future!

What is the real cost of smoking?

Move the sliders below to activate this tool and see your savings...

  • $126

    weekly cost

  • $540

    monthly cost

  • $6570

    annual cost


The amount cigarettes have cost you


Of tar go into your lungs each year*

* Note you will not have this much tar in your lungs as much of it is coughed out


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