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Advisory: What is the cost of smoking?

May 5, 2015 — 

Smoking-related illnesses cost Manitoba taxpayers an extra $244 million a year, according to a new in-depth study from the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba. The study examined smoking rates, how Manitoba’s health care system is being strained and the quality of life expectations for smokers and non-smokers.

What: Release of “The Cost of Smoking: A Manitoba Study”
When: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Rm 408 Brodie Centre, 727 McDermot Ave.
Who: Principal Author Nathan Nickel, PhD and co-authors

For more information contact Ilana Simon, Director of Communications & Marketing, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 204-789-3427 or 204-295-677 or ilana [dot] simon [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

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