Tobacco Tax Survey

New Zealand First has invoked the ‘Agree to Disagree’ provisions of the Coalition Agreement because it cannot support the announced 11.46 percent increase in the tobacco excise from 1 January 2020. We believe it causes more crime, targets the poor, and simply isn’t effective at reducing numbers of people who smoke.

Let us know your thoughts on increasing the tobacco excise tax.

Do you or have you ever smoked tobacco products?