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Companies pay almost ,000 extra per year for each employee who smokes

A new study suggests that U.S. businesses pay almost ,000 per year extra for each employee who smokes compared to the cost to employ a person who has never smoked cigarettes. Researchers say it's the first study to take a comprehensive look at the financial burden for companies employing smokers.
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