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Report: Kentuckians Spend 2K a Year on Cigarettes

Reported by: Ian Preston
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Updated: 6/14/2013 11:12 pm
     According to Kentucky's Health Commissioner the average Kentucky smoker spends more than 22-hundred dollars a year on cigarettes.

     The commissioner says more than 950-thousand Kentuckians are smoking, purchasing more than 450 million packs of cigarettes each year.

     More than six-thousand minors begin smoking each year and 24 percent of pregnant women also smoke.

      The Health Commissioner also says 78-hundred deaths are attributed to smoking in Kentucky every year.
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