Tag: smoking

by Ray Hanley -

Why does tobacco cessation matter?

Reducing tobacco use in Arkansas would save lives, reduce the cost of public benefits and improve the health of all Arkansans. Legislatively, Arkansas has made great strides in reducing smoking…

by Steve Brawner -

ACHI: Smoking costs insurers $542 million annually

Arkansas’ private insurers pay $542 million annually for smoking-related diseases in individuals ages 30-65, according to a newly released infographic by the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement. The most common…