Tobacco Industry Makes $7,000 From Every Smoker's Death

March 19, 2015 8:08 PM

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The World Lung Foundation (WLF), a health campaign group, and the American Cancer Society indicated reported on Thursday that the tobacco industry makes $7,000 for every person that dies from a smoking-related illness.

Each year, there are more than 6 million deaths attributed to smoking-related illness. Simple math says that this equates to over $42 billion per year for the tobacco industry. An industry which produced enough cigarettes to supply the more than 5.8 trillion cigarettes that the Daily Mail reported w...

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