Monday, October 8, 2007

The Full Cost of Smoking

If you think about the cost of smoking, you generally take the price of cigarettes and multiply that by how many somebody smokes. The effect on health is also a cost factor that is generally considered, but there's a whole lot more to it than just that. Maybe this information will be the motivation needed for somebody to quit.

Read this article to get the whole picture

In another article:

The real cost of cigarettes to smokers: $222 a pack

Vanderbilt professors estimate the economic effect smoking has on smokers. While past studies have focused on the cost of cigarette smoking to society, a new report by two Vanderbilt University professors looks at the cost of smoking per pack in terms of the value of the risks to the smoker’s life.

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