Smoking costs Indiana billions in productivity, health care

Jun 18, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Muncie Free Press

As Indiana prepares for a statewide smoking ban on July 1, a new study from Ball State University finds that 21.2 percent of Hoosiers admit to regularly lighting up a cigarette, a habit costing the state nearly $2.6 billion in productivity losses and $2.2 billion in health care costs each year.

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“Non smoking freedom loving vet”

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Illinois is flourishing since they banned smoking. Health care costs no longer exist.

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generalsn1234567 wrote:
Illinois is flourishing since they banned s
moking. Health care costs no longer exist.
How does nearly 2.6 billion get to be billions ?
ItsAFact

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Bowel Movement wrote:
<quoted text> Anything over 1 billion is billions signed, Math illiterate.
That's a fact.
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Duh Moment wrote:
<quoted text> Don't quit your gay job Mr funnyman.
You're definitely a master at baiting or something like that.
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Duh Moment wrote:
<quoted text> Don't quit your gay job Mr funnyman.
You actually thought he had one?? He posts on here all day and night.

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Billions and billions LOL
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Jerry Atrick wrote:
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You actually thought I had one?? I post on here and the Bedwetting forum all day and night.
It's a fact.
HowzBoutDat

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I like posting on the constipation forum. In between postings I light my farts on fire in the dark.
NO BAMA 2012

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Obama still smokes. Restore America. Obama has anti American views.
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LoserPigKen wrote:
I like posting on the constipation forum. In between postings I light my farts on fire in the dark.
You should drink another enema.
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HowzBoutDat wrote:
<quoted text>You should drink another enema.
The ones from my sister are the best. I use a big straw.
Speaking from experience

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HowzBoutDat wrote:
<quoted text>You should drink another enema.
Whats your favorite flavor HBD? Does it affect the farts you like on fire in the dark?
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HowzBoutDatPhony wrote:
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The ones from my sister are the best. I use a big straw.
That's what your uncle said about your aunt, so your just carring on that family tradition.
In Stink Ha Ha

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Tobacco Cologne wrote:
What they lose in productivity them make up for in stink.
Ouch..my funny bone
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ItsAFact wrote:
<quoted text>Best get your Hapless Hong Konger butt back over to the bedwetting forum then.
OK see ya there then...
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I just don't buy these studies. They just grab a number out of a hat and try to make a case using that figure. Where has truth gone in America?

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