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How Much Does Smoking Really Cost You?

Have you ever wondered about how much you spend on smoking and/or tobacco use? Finding out about how much tobacco costs you both in dollars and life lost can be one way to motivate yourself to quit! Use this information to help you to make a life change!

Amount Saved

IF YOU SMOKE THIS MUCH

1

PACK

2

PACKS

1/2

PACK

$4 Laundry

Wash & Dry

$28 Season

NJ Beach Tag

$120 1-Year

Amazon Prime

$1,460

4K TELEVISION

$8 A Cup

Of Coffee A Day

$56 Monthly

1-Zone Bus Pass

$2401-Year

Gym Membership

$2,920

Vacation for 2

$16 

A Movie Ticket

$112

A Massage

$480 New Smart Phone

$5,840

Community College

1-Semester

 

What Will I Feel When I Quit?

Stomach

or Bowel Problems

Disorientation

Eating More

Than Normal

Restlessness

Impatience

Depression

Excessive 

Hunger

Dizziness

Anxiety

-

Tension

Sweating

Headaches

Difficulty

Concentrating

Insomnia

Heart

Palpitations

Tremors

Craving

Cigarettes

Loss of Energy

-

Fatigue

Irritability

-

Anger

Having a quit plan in place with the support of a Quit Coach and nicotine replacement medications can help you manage your symptoms.

Once you quit,

your body begins to heal in minutes!

 

If You Have Medicaid/Family Care

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NJ Family Care covers all approved cessation medications with a prescription from your doctor and eliminates the need for prior authorization.

If you have private insurance, check with your carrier for nicotine replacement therapy coverage.

20

MINUTES

Blood pressure, heart rate return to normal.

8 HOURS

Oxygen level returns to normal; nicotine and CO levels reduced by half.

24 HOURS

CO eliminiated from body; lungs begin to eliminate mucis/debris.

48 HOURS

Nicotine eliminated from body; taste and smell improve.

72 HOURS

Breathing is easier; bronchial tubes relax; energy levels increase.

1-12

WEEKS

Circulation improves.

3-9

MONTHS

Lung function incleases up to 10%; coughing, wheezing, breathing problems reduced.

1 YEAR

Heart attach risk decreased by 50%

10 YEARS

Lung cancer risk decreased by 50%

15 YEARS

Heart attack risk same as for someone who never smoked.

 
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