Article



In the bowels of this article:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/30/us-obesity-idUSBRE83T0C820120430

We find the sentence:

"Smokers die early enough that they save Social Security, private
pensions, and Medicare" trillions of dollars, said Duke's Finkelstein.

Yes, trillions.

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