The combined economic and societal costs of smoking now totals more than $300 billion a year and continues to rise. The personal-finance website WalletHub released a report on
The Real Cost of Smoking by State.
There are an estimated 37.8 million tobacco users in the U.S. and WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other related costs.
Total Cost per Year per Smoker: $29,978
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