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[Kansas] Kansan smokers spend and lost average of $27,000 a year on habit

Kansans who smoke spend or lose an average of over $1,400,000 in their lifetime on their habit. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, Americans spend more than $300 billion dollars on smoking, including medical care and lost productivity.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:00
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Smoking costs the average Tennesseean $1,197,782 over a lifetime

A 2017 WalletHub survey positioned Tennessee as fourth in the nation for smokers. West Virginia ranked No. 1, with Utah coming in last. Despite the fourth place ranking for smokers, costs vary by state with Tennessee taking sixth place for Total Cost pe
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Jan 18, 2018 06:54
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[Arizona] Tobacco and Pharmacies Don't Mix: Truth Initiative Attends Annual Walgreens Shareholder Meeting, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

truth, plans to attend the Walgreens shareholder meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. on January 17 where the organization, along with its youth activists, will again ask the company to reconsider selling tobacco products. With other major pharmacies like CVS dr
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2018 20:47
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The Real Cost of Smoking by State

Since 1964, smoking-related illnesses have claimed 20 million lives in the U.S., 2.5 million of which belonged to nonsmokers who developed diseases merely from secondhand-smoke exposure. However, the economic and societal costs of smoking are just as hug
WalletHub
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18
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[Connecticut] Lifetime costs of being a smoker in CT? About $2.1 million

WalletHub did a survey looking at the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers looked at such expenses as the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2018 20:17
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January 25, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting each day and ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:05
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January 24, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

On January 24-25, 2018, the Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs), submitted by Philip Morris Products S.A. for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS syste
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:04
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[Missouri] Housing Authority implements non-smoking policy

Since implementing a residential non-smoking policy earlier this month, the Jefferson City Housing Authority is educating residents and non-residents where they can and cannot smoke. Housing Authority Executive Director Cynthia Quetsch said while it has
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 19:55
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

government policies were the major factor but suggested a general trend towards healthy living was also behind the cut back in smoking and drinking, especially in larger cities. "We never had this idea of 'healthy for the sake of being healthy.' You go t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2018 08:52
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