It's easy Wyoming: Let's eradicate the costs involved with tobacco use in our state. That single goal is calculated to put an extra $1,222* in the pocket of every person in our great state. Here's how the costs broke down in 2010:
Very quickly we can see that the full cost to us individually and to tax payers goes far beyond treatment costs, but includes the costs associated with impaired productivity.
What do you say Wyoming? Let's give ourselves a longer, better life and a raise to boot!
This message sponsored by the great folks at Prevention Management Organization of Park County.
* Cost of Tobacco Abuse in Wyoming in 2010 per person: $689,560,639 / 564,460 (Wyoming pop. in 2010) = $1,221.63 for every man, woman and child in the state.