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Tobacco Statistics Update

Increase in Hong Kong’s tobacco excise duty received in 2007 $ 132,961,161 over 2006

In UK in 7 months after their complete ban with tobacco tax at $62 a packet and free quit lines many people have given up

In Hong Kong with Smoking exemptions and tax of $ 16 a packet the smoking rates have increased dramatically after our ‘ban’.

A 100% increase in local excise tax woud stop 40% of our youth smoking.

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