Smoking even one cigarette a day:
The human body was not designed to smoke.
Smoking one pack each day, at $7.50 per pack, costs:
In Minnesota, the health care cost of smoking is estimated at more than $3 billion every year.
Tobacco tax increases are proven to prevent kids from smoking and help adults quit. According to ClearWay Minnesota (clearwaymn.org), the $1.60 tax raise in Minnesota in 2013
was estimated to:
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