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    Economic impacts of cigarettes and tabacco

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    1. A pack of cigarettes a day adds up to $1190 a year on average; it's more in states that have higher taxes on tobacco. Calculate what you or a loved one spends using a smoker's calculator.

    2. The article states that the yearly cost of smoking a pack of cigarettes a day is $1190. Find the average cost of a pack of cigarettes, and compute the pst per day for one year

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    1) Hi,
    I found this smoking calculator:

    We can look at the cost of cigarettes in New York City.

    According to: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/cigarette-tax-increase-sparks-a-surge-in-311-calls/ the cost is now $8.50 a pack. This represents an increase of ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution instructs on how to calculate how much a person spends on smoking using a smoker's calculator and determining average cost of a pack of cigarettes.