Cigarettes are Dangerous and Costly

Dear Editor,

Warning!

To all young people who believe that a cigarette hanging out of your mouth makes you look “cool”.

See below what a 2-pack-a day habit will do to your take-home pay and what your future spouse and children will have to compete with for their food and comfort.

Below is the top-ten states ranked by the average price of  a pack of cigarettes.

New Jersey  $8.55, Massachusetts  $8.77, Connecticut  $9.30, Vermont              $9.52, Rhode Island $9.56, Alaska $9.59, Arizona          $9.65, Hawaii $9.68, Illinois            $11.59, New York $14.50

Louisiana is way down the list at ONLY $5.33/pack

So, be warned, unless you believe that you can to earn enough to provide for $10 to $15 a day ($400 a month) for cigarettes and also provide for a wife and children, do not pick up that first cigarette!

Earl Hargroder

Crowley

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Posted by on Dec 7 2013. Filed under Letters to the Editor. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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