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Cost of Smoking Can Exceed $2 Million Over Lifetime

The average financial cost of smoking is about $1.4 million.  That's the estimated amount one person will spend during their lifetime as a smoker, according to a new report. Social network WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses associated w
Physicians News Digest
added Jan 20, 2015 22:34

Montana's High Cost of Smoking

$1.4 million dollars -- the total cost per smoker in Montana over a lifetime. A new WalletHub study ranks the costs of smoking in each state, with Montana coming in at No. 25.
KULR - Ch. 8
added Jan 20, 2015 22:23

[Kansas] The cost of smoking is cheap in Missouri ... relatively

At $1.177 million per smoker over a lifetime, Missouri ranked eighth among the states with the lowest total smoking costs. Kansas ranked 19th with a $1.319 million total cost.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 20, 2015 22:16

The Financial 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. Every year, tobacco use continues to account for 443,000 premature d
added Jan 20, 2015 22:13
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Smoking costs Massachusetts economy $1.9 million over each smoker's lifetime: Report

Wallethub...also calculates that the habit costs Massachusetts an average of $238,987 in added health care costs and $269,831 in lost income over each smoker's lifetime. The study was released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. The formula Wallet
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 20, 2015 17:14
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[UK] Half of smokers quit using NHS service

half of smokers signed up to NHS England’s stop smoking services successfully managed to kick the habit in 2014. The latest statistics show that 50% of the 207,883 smokers who signed up to the services between April and September 2014 reported that they
Optometry Today (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 17:37

[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2014 to September 2014 (PDF)

. 207,883 people set a quit date through NHS Stop Smoking Services and at the 4 week follow-up 103,899 people had successfully quit (self-reported)b, 50 per cent of those setting a quit date. . 70 per cent of successful quitters (self-reported)b had t
added Jan 16, 2015 17:36

[Wisconsin] The Burden of Tobacco 2015 Edition (PDF)

Cigarette smoking continues to significantly impact the health and economic well-being of Wisconsin and its people. Nearly a million Wisconsinites were cigarette smokers during 2012, including approximately 43,000 youth. Thus, cigarette smoking continu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05

All Cooled Off: As Congress Convenes, Former Colleagues Will Soon be Calling From K Street

Bush signed the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act (HLOGA) into law and then-Sen. Barack Obama, (D-Ill.) declared it to be “the most sweeping ethics reform since Watergate,” a joint analysis ... suggests the effort may have misfired. (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:20

NCHS Data Brief: Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

46.2% of adults aged 40–79 with lung obstruction currently smoked cigarettes. About 41% with mild and 55% with moderate or worse obstruction were current smokers. A similar percentage of men and women with lung obstruction, overall and at each level of s
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 7, 2015 14:05
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