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Tobacco's Toll in North Dakota
  • Adults who die each year due to their own smoking: 1000
  • Kids under 18 who become new daily smokers each year: 300
  • Annual healthcare costs caused by smoking: $326 million
  • Yearly tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures: $768 per household
  • Smoking-caused productivity losses: $232.6 million each year
  • Annual tobacco industry marketing expenditures in North Dakota: $37.6 million
Source: Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids