Smokers and drinkers hit hard


17 March 1998


  • Smokers and drinkers hit hard



    A PINT and a fag will soon cost an arm and a leg, Chancellor Gordon Brown revealed this afternoon.


    Smokers will pay an extra 20p for a packet of cigarettes. A pint of beer will cost an extra penny and a bottle of wine will be 4p more expensive.

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