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disease arising from health inequalities has been estimated at £5.5 billion per year Tackling tobacco use alone would save £61 million a year in a deprived London borough such as Newham In England, lost taxes and higher welfare payments resulting from health inequalities cost in the region of £28–32 billion In England, health
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