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[Asia, Mid-east] Smokers in Saudi Arabia puff away SR50m every day

Over SR50 million goes up in smoke daily because of addiction to cigarettes in Saudi Arabia, let alone the thousands of deaths that occur every year due to smoking, the head of the anti-tobacco and anti-drugs organization has said. “Only last year, as ma
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:46

[North Carolina] Cigarette smoking in NC: A million-dollar habit

The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime... healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski with Mission Health System in Asheville says finding the mot
Charlotte (NC) Post
added Jan 27, 2016 19:24

[Minnesota] A $2 million lifetime habit?

In Minnesota, for example, a recent WalletHub study put the lifetime cost of smoking at nearly $2 million. Obviously, that includes a lot more than the $2,852 a year you spend on a pack a day bought in-state. There are also health care expenditures, in
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Jan 24, 2016 15:35

[California] Adding up costs of smoking

Here’s the breakdown — for the smokes, you pay $101,917 over a lifetime; financial opportunity lost, $963,737; health-care cost, $182,119; income loss, $250,875; collateral expense, $13,871.
Lompoc (CA) Record
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

FEARON: Why We Keep Cigarettes in Our Budget

he’s not quitting anytime soon so he’s still going to smoke and therefore our budget would be wrecked every month. Trust me, I don’t like that line item in our budget but without it, our budget fails.
The Budget Mama
added Mar 7, 2016 08:13

[Florida] According to study, Floridians spend more than $1.5 million on smoking over a lifetime

Florida ranks 21st in the nation for the cost of smoking in a lifetime. The study used four basic factors to determine each state's potential monetary loss for smoking; the cumulative cost of a cigarette pack per day over several decades, health-care expe
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Jan 20, 2016 21:33

[California] Financial costs of smoking

The Financial Cost of Smoking in California (1=Lowest, 25=Avg.): Out-of-Pocket Cost per Smoker – $101,917 (Rank: 20th) Financial Opportunity Cost per Smoker – $963,737 (Rank: 20th)
Inland Empire News Radio (Riverside, CA)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:02

Average Florida smoker spends $1.45 million in lifetime, study says

Florida ranks 31st overall for lifetime smoking costs and for average costs per year ($28,497). In the sub-categories the Sunshine State ranked 21st in health-care cost per smoker ($163,277 lifetime, $3,202 per year) and first in the "other costs" catego
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 20, 2016 02:26

[Hawaii] Hawai’i Smokers Pay One of the Nation’s Highest Financial Costs

Hawai’i ranked 48th for overall costs related to smoking. The study included all of the states and the District of Columbia and used a rank base where zero was the lowest, 25 was average, and 51 was the highest. Although among the highest costs in the c
Big Island Now
added Jan 20, 2016 02:25
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Hawaii smokers deal with one of nation’s highest financial costs

Hawaii’s overall rank is 48th out of 51, just above Alaska, Massachusetts and New York. The breakdown for the island state in specific categories, with 25 as the average: Out-of-Pocket Cost per Smoker – $164,538 (Rank: 49th) Financial Opportunity Cost
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jan 20, 2016 02:24
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