Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

From Reuters:

When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows.

If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the analysis found.

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