Tobacco is a breath-stinking, teeth-staining, law-violating, brown-spit-making, nicotine-addicting habit. Still think it’s worth it?
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Tobacco Facts: Financial
Smoking costs the U.S. economy $263 million in direct health care costs and $266 million in lost productivity each day.Tobacco companies spent an estimated $586.4 million on marketing in Texas each year.The average cost of a pack of cigarettes in Texas is $5.56
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Tobacco Facts: Health
A 20-cigarette-a-day smoker breathes in up to a full cup (about 210 grams) of tar in a year.Studies show nicotine is addictive in ways similar to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol.On average, people who smoke a pack a day die seven years earlier than people who have never smoked.Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
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Smoking kills about 24,500 people in Texas each year. With numbers that high, it really can’t be worth it.