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Tobacco's Toll in North Dakota

  • Adults who die each year from their own smoking: 1,000
  • Kids under 18 who become new daily smokers each year: 200
  • Annual healthcare costs caused by smoking: $379 million
  • Yearly tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures: $836 per household
  • Smoking-caused productivity losses: $715 million each year
  • Annual tobacco industry marketing expenditures in North Dakota: $36.3 million
Source: Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids