• THE COSTS OF SMOKING
    LESSON # 1

    LIST THE TOP 5 ITEMS YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE FOR YOURSELF IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS ALONG WITH THE COST OF THE ITEM.

    ITEM:                                                                 COST:

    1.                                                                       $

    2.                                                                       $

    3.                                                                       $

    4.                                                                       $

    5.                                                                       $

    We have discussed many health concerns directly related to tobacco use. Besides affecting a person’s health, it can also put a big dent in their wallet. Let’s figure out the financial impact of tobacco products on a user.

    1. If a pack of cigarettes cost $ _______, how much would a 1 pack –a-day smoker spend….. show all work

                   In a week? $ ___________
     
     
     
     
                   In a month? $___________(use 30 days)
     
     
     
     
                   In a year? $ ___________
     
     
     
     
     
    1. Figure out how much a lifetime smoker would spend on cigarettes during his/her life.  Show all work.
                     Ages 12-16, one pack a day $ _______________
     
     
     
     
                     Ages 17-36, two packs a day $ _______________
     
     
     
     
                     Ages 37-56, three packs a day $ _______________
     
     
     
     
     
                    Age 57 smoker dies of lung cancer
    1.  How much would a lifetime smoker spend?