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The South Carolina Tobacco Collaborative (SCTC) is a statewide assembly of the leading health organizations, community coalitions, and businesses committed to reducing the toll of tobacco use in South Carolina by providing resources and information on tobacco related policies to advocates, lawmakers and concerned citizens(more...)

Pee Dee Healthy People Coalition-The mission of the Pee Dee Healthy People Coalition is to educate decision-makers on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke and to promote an environment in which all Florence residents have the opportunity to breathe smoke-free air.

SOUTH CAROLINA STATISTICS - Toll of Tobacco

  • $854 million is the price tag of SC’s annual healthcare costs caused by smoking
  • $307 million is the amount of healthcare costs that are covered by Medicaid
  • $485 is your tax burden from smoking-related government expenditures
  • $1.67 million is how much South Carolina loses each year because of lost productivity from smoking

Source: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

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