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Report: Smokers in Kentucky spend $1 million in lifetime on habit

The study estimates those in Kentucky will spend $1,136,524 in a lifetime on the habit. To calculate the expenditures, the researchers assumed an adult “smokes one pack of cigarettes per day beginning at age 18, when a person can legally purchase tobacco
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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FDA's "The Real Cost" campaign found to be effective at preventing youth smoking

"The evidence released today once again, underscores the life-saving and cost effective benefits of tobacco public education," Robin Koval, CEO and President, Truth Initiative. "It is imperative that we continue powerful counter marketing campaigns like
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Effort to end BreatheND on wrong track

BreatheND and its staff of eight has been effective in its short existence. It doesn’t make sense to go in another direction when there’s a program with proven results. The Legislature should keep BreatheND.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 19, 2017 15:43
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2014

Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes approach de facto prohibition in some states, inducing black and gray market movement of tobacco products into high tax states from low tax states or foreign sources. New York has the highest inbound smuggl
Tax Foundation
added Jan 18, 2017 17:58
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Texas may become third state to raise smoking age to 21 as potential law could prevent 200,000 premature deaths and save $406M in health care

Several state officials, including Rep John Zerwas and Sen Carlos Uresti, have been trying to convince lawmakers to raise the minimum age... The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) published a report that outlines the impacts of the proposed age l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:51
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Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2,313,025 Over a Lifetime

When a friend of mine moved back to Buffalo from Seattle a couple of years ago, one of the first things that she said to me was that she was surprised at how many people still smoked here. Before she mentioned that, I never thought much about it, because
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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[South Carolina] How much does smoking cost over a lifetime? More than you think.

Wallet Hub ranked every U.S. state by the lifetime and annual costs of smoking. South Carolina is eighth from the bottom in the newly released report because of relatively low cigarette and tobacco tax costs, but the overall price tag is still sobering: $
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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Alabama ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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