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[UK] Tobacco Firms Must 'Cough Up' For Smoking Damage

The Government is being urged to force the tobacco industry to "cough up" cash for the damage caused by smoking. Cancer Research UK says if tobacco companies are charged around 1p for every cigarette sold in the UK, an extra £500m could be raised.
Sky News (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:03
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Cigarette Smoking in NC: A Million-Dollar Habit?

The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime...WalletHub. Lifetime healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski with Mission Health System in Asheville
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jan 25, 2016 22:10
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Canada] DAVIS: Pot vs. Tobacco: Which Is The True Cancer Risk?

However, even if pot isn't a dangerous carcinogen - unlike tobacco - it still doesn't come completely risk-free. So says Dr. Steven Laviolette ... he researches the effects of nicotine and marijuana on the brain.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:42
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[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
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[UK] Quitting smoking made me £7,321.99 richer - how you can do it too

Ash Scotland has put forward a ballpark figure for those smoking twenty a day, based on an average price of 32 pence per cigarette – a whopping £2,300 a year. That means a family with earnings of £18,400, with both parents smoking 20 a day, are seeing ON
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 14:52
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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
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