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  • "Getting people to quit smoking is something we know a lot about ... but we as a society are not making the choices to do the things that we know work," said Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the CDC's office on smoking and health. "This study reinforces that in the grand scheme of things, extremely modest expenditures that states, the federal government and municipalities have made to address tobacco are remarkable bargains."

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  • McAfee said his office has talked with the authors to see how their methodology may be integrated with other efforts to highlight the economic costs of smoking, as well as the potential savings for states that implement sustained tobacco control programs.

    Study: Tobacco control lowers Calif. health costs →

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