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Blog Post created by Thomas3.20.2010 on Jan 21, 2015

With this week marking Tobacco Free Awareness Week, there's a startling new statistic that smokers may want to take note of: After a lifetime of lighting up, smokers on average will burn through $1.4 million in personal costs.

That outlay represents spending on cigarettes, smokers' own costs for medical treatment, and lower wages, according to an analysis from financial site WalletHub. The biggest portion of the costs are related to buying tobacco, which amount to $1.03 million on average after a lifetime of smoking.

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