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VIDEO: Tobacco use costing New Jerseyans a bundle of money

Linda A Bellott, a 65-year-old New Jersey resident, has been smoking cigarettes for almost 50 years. She spends more than $50 per week on her habit, which amounts to more than $2,600 per year just to buy tobacco. I know I am "setting a bad example for m
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jan 27, 2016 18:56
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are THREE times more likely to try smoking with the same year

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to try smoking, research suggests. School pupils who used an e-cigarette were three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later, compared with those who had never used the devices. It is il
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:10
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes 'more likely to take up smoking', study finds

Just under a third of more than 2,300 students had used e-cigarettes when they were first questioned in 2013 at the age of 14, the study published in the journal Tobacco Control found. "This suggests that e-cigarette use among adolescents is not without b
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:19
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[UK] The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

we have a solution. The tobacco industry makes more than £4,000 in profits for every death caused by smoking. And we think that by holding it to account for this financially, Stop Smoking Services can be given the investment they need, to make sure every
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:12
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'Make tobacco industry pay 1p for every cigarette sold to help people quit' says Cancer Research UK

has called on the Government to make the tobacco industry pay 1p per cigarette sold in the UK. The charity said £500m could be raised, money which could be spent on tobacco control, public health services and mass media campaigns.
Gloucestershire Echo (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:04
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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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