In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first government report saying that smoking is hazardous to your health. Since that time, organizations such asAnti-smoking.org, Smokefree America, and The Truth have continued to issue warnings about the hazards of smoking. It is estimated that smoking-related diseases cause more than 440,000 American deaths annually, and costs the United States over $150 billion each year in health care costs.
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