Smoking causes $167 billion dollars in health-related economic losses every year in the United States.
Fires caused by smoking cost approximately $27 billion annually around the world.
A smoker pays about $17,500 more in lifetime medical costs than a non-smoker. 1
In a very large study of smokers in the US, the average years of potential life lost from smoking for male smokers was 13 years, and for female smokers was 14 years, with heavy smokers losing more years of life. 2