Yet more alarmist data on illicit tobacco, another report claims $1 billion lost in tax revenue

Friday 8 November, 2013

The latest industry-commissioned report on the illicit tobacco market in Australia was released by British American Tobacco on 4 November 2013. View the November 2013 report.

Countering these claims – Quit Victoria

Quit Victoria has critiqued the industry-commissioned reports on the illicit trade of tobacco in Australia. View Quit's critique of the November 2013 KPMG LLP report.

Earlier reports and critiques

View Quit Victoria's critique of the May 2012 report on illicit trade of tobacco in Australia. 

The May 2012 report follows equally inflated claims made in a February 2011 report on the size of the illicit tobacco market in Australia. View the tobacco industry-funded report, released in March 2011.

Quit Victoria's critique of the February 2011 report on illicit trade of tobacco in Australia can be viewed here.

Updated: 08 Nov, 2013