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January 26, 2015 | Number of The Day
What a lifetime of smoking costs in New Jersey

Each smoker in New Jersey spends $1.38 million on cigarettes, at today’s prices, ranking the state among the highest in the country when it comes to cost per smoker, according to a recent study by Wallethub, a financial web site.

The total cost per New Jersey smoker is pegged at $1.87 million, when healthcare ($193,312), income loss due to health reasons ($286,922), and other costs are included.