Fact Sheets

Toll of Tobacco in U.S. States



Find the toll of tobacco in your state

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. It takes a tremendous toll in every state in health, lives and dollars. All taxpayers pay for tobacco-related health care

costs — including billions in Medicaid expenditures — and businesses suffer higher insurance costs and productivity losses. States should implement proven measures to reduce this toll.

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