According to the smoke free health promotion agency, "smoking a pack a day spends about $207 a week on cigarettes, which is over $10,800 each year."
Has bad health effects
According to the article from Medical News Daily, "Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack". "Smoking can increase the likelihood of having a stroke by 2 to 4 times. Strokes can cause brain damage and death."
Can endanger other people/your children
Studies show from CDC.gov that smoking near people (second hand smoking)can cause health effects, "causes numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections and ear infections."
Can cause heavy addiction
According to the Mayo Clinic cigarettes have nicotine which causes you to be addicted to them which further increases health defects "Nicotine produces physical and mood-altering effects in your brain that are temporarily pleasing. These effects make you want to use tobacco and lead to dependence. At the same time, stopping tobacco use causes withdrawal symptoms, including irritability anxiety."