The waste recycle cigarette pack survey aims to assess the effectiveness of the tax stamp policy in combating the illegal trade of tobacco products This survey can provide valuable insights into whether the tax stamp policy is being implemented correctly and whether it has had any impact on reducing the illicit trade. Additionally, the survey can help to understand the compliance of tobacco companies with the tax stamp policy.


1. To determine the proportion of illicit cigarettes in the cigarette market in Pakistan
2. To evaluate the effectiveness of the tax stamp policy vis-à-vis tobacco tax evasion
3. To identify regional patterns in tax stamps compliance on cigarette packs.