09/15/2010 // Boston, MA, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers

By quitting smoking, a risk factor for Lung Cancer, smokers will not only help to save their lives but will also save their home state money according to a new analysis. Smoking cessation programs put in place by the states have a real ROI reports the American Lung Association. Each year smoking results in $67.5 billion in workplace productivity losses, $117 billion in premature death costs and $116 billion in direct medical expenditures for smoking related illness and diseases like Lung Cancer.

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