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The Cost of a Smoker: $5,816

Researchers at The Ohio State University estimated that the largest cost, at $3,077 annually, came from taking smoking breaks. ... The second largest cost, at $2,056, was related to excess health care expenses.
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 7, 2013 17:52

Preventing Chronic Disease | The Economic Impact of Smoke-Free Laws on Restaurants and Bars in 9 States

Results suggest that smoke-free laws did not have an adverse economic impact on restaurants or bars in any of the states studied; they provided a small economic benefit in 1 state. On the basis of these findings, we would not expect a statewide smoke-fre
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 1, 2013 19:31

[Germany] Health care costs resulting from cigarette smoking are considerably higher than previously assumed

Previous analyses of the effects of cigarette smoking have been based on aggregate calculation models which were unable to take all health-related consequences into account. ... The data analyses showed that the costs of medical care and work absenteeism
added Jul 30, 2013 02:46

Report: Fewer Alaskans are smoking

The annual “Alaska Tobacco Facts” update is produced by the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, which is part of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. The report introduction says the document is designed to be a “brief, annual update
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 25, 2013 12:59

FELDMAN: Without tobacco, Indiana would be more prosperous

Barkey concluded that "tobacco exacts a painful, significant cost on the overall economy and is a significant killer, not only of people but also of jobs and wealth." Although this tobacco-free scenario is a fantasy, it does hold important lesions for p
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 17, 2013 16:12

[Europe] UK alcohol and tobacco prices among highest in EU

EU survey shows Denmark and Norway most expensive, with Macedonia cheapest – but Britain places well above average
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:49

Australian government extinguishes states' bid to sue Big Tobacco

The refusal of Canberra to be involved would scupper a class action against cashed-up tobacco companies. Latest estimates indicate that the annual cost of smoking to the Queensland community alone is $6.14 billion in health costs, lost productivity and
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2013 00:25

[Ireland] Retailers fuming as poptential profits go up in smoke

ILLEGAL cigarette sales are leaving local retailers fuming as literally millions of euro in potential profits go up in smoke. The persistent problem of illegal tobacco products mainly the result of a criminal trade which is netting the perpetrators a sta
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added May 28, 2013 13:29

[Massachusetts] SUN/REESE: Tobacco tax - Who smokes and who pays?

the poor and the less educated smoke at a higher rate than those with higher incomes and more schooling. As a result, Massachusetts' ever-increasing tobacco tax has become increasingly regressive.
Milford (MA) Daily News
added May 28, 2013 06:47

[Wisconsin] $2 million habit: WI Public employee smoking surcharge would generate millions for state

Lighting up may cost state employees $50 more per month, but the state’s coffers could be about $6 million richer over the next biennium, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed measure to af (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 21, 2013 13:35
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