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Some facts about life insurance for smokers.
According to the Ministry of Health, in 2016, an estimated 13 per cent – that’s 610.000 – NZ men and women smoked at least once a month.
Of these, 87 per cent smoked every day, or 532.000 NZ men and women. That’s a lot of smokers.
Tobacco users in New Zealand, generally pay higher premiums for their life insurance than people who don’t use tobacco.