Here’s how much money a lifetime of smoking costs

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(Meredith) – WalletHub recently released the results of their latest study, which detail the amount of money the average smoker will spend in their lifetime.

In the study, they broke up the costs in each state by the following factors:

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs
  • Financial Opportunity Costs
  • Health Care Cost per Smoker
  • Income Loss per Smoker
  • Other Costs

[Click Here To View WalletHub’s Entire Methodology]

According to the study, the average smoker in Kentucky will spend about $1.1 million in their lifetime. Compare that to the $2.3 million New York smokers will spend on tobacco products.

The results are based on the cost of buying a pack per day. Check out our slideshow to see the top ten most expensive states for people who smoke.

Source: WalletHub

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Information for this article was provided by WalletHub.

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