The Cost of Smoking

Cigarettes smoked per day Cost 
1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years 15 years 20 years  25 years 30 years
1/2 pack $638.75 $1,916.25 $3,193.75 $6,387.50 $9,581.25 $12,775.00 $15,968.75 $19,162.50
1 pack $1,277.50 $3,832.50 $6,387.50 $12,775.00 $19,162.50 $25,550.00 $31,937.50 $38,325.00
1 1/2 packs $1,916.25 $5,748.75 $9,581.25 $19,162.50 $28,743.75 $38,325.00 $47,906.25 $57,487.50
2 packs $2,555.00 $7,665.00 $12,775.00 $25,550.00 $38,325.00 $51,100.00 $63,875.00 $76,650.00
3 packs $3,832.50 $11,497.50 $19,162.50 $38,325.00 $57,487.50 $76,650.00 $95,812.50 $114,975.00
Cost per pack $3.50

 

Smoking Facts just in the U.S.A

 

• 20% of high school kids are current smokers

• 4000 kids try smoking for the first time each day

• Of the 1000 kids who start smoking each day, 35% will die from smoking

• 15.5 million kids are exposed to secondhand smoke at home each day

• 800 million packs of cigarettes are smoked by kids each year

• 427,000 people die each year (1,170 each day) from their own cigarette smoking habit

• Up to 73,000 die each year as a result of second hand smoke

• Over 6 million kids will die in their lifetime as a result of cigarette smoking illness

• 8.6 million people currently suffer from a smoking-caused illness

• $157 BILLION is spent on health care treating smoking related illnesses

• $5 BILLION is spent on health care treating secondhand smoke related illnesses

• Almost $100 BILLION is lost in productivity each year

• Cigarette smoke contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer.

• Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body.

 

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