The cost of smoking is substantial, both physically and financially. As soon as you quit, you’ll notice a difference in how you feel.
And your pocketbook will notice the change, too!
The cost of smoking is substantial, both physically and financially. As soon as you quit, you’ll notice a difference in how you feel. And your pocketbook will notice the change, too!
Number of cigarettes smoked per day
Cost of a pack of cigarettes
When did you start smoking?
Wow! As you can see, the cost of smoking knocks the wind out of your wallet as well as your lungs. Maybe this will be the incentive that helps you give up the habit for good. While quitting isn't easy, here are a few tips that may help:
- Avoid situations where you typically have a cigarette
- Use gum, carrots, or sunflower seeds to distract your mouth
- Find a stop-smoking product that works for you
- Lean on friends and family for help
- Join a local or online support group
This tool has been reviewed by medical experts and is for general educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical advice. The information in this tool should not be relied upon to make decisions about your health. Always consult your doctor with questions about your individual condition(s) and/or circumstances.
“How much will you save?” Smokefree.gov. 2010. March 8, 2010. http://www.smokefree.gov/savings-future.aspx
"Quitting smoking: Why To Quit and How To Get Help." National Cancer Institute.
08/17/2007, March, 8, 2010.
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