Alabama

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

42

49

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$1.5 million

$362,000

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($55.9 million)

2.7%

0.6%

Alabama's Tobacco Revenue, State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Alabama: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

N/A**

N/A**

** In FY2012 and FY2013, Alabama's tobacco prevention program budget was unavailable at the time this report went to press.

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Alabama

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$216.1 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

143.3 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Alabama

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

21.5%

High School Students Who Smoke

18.0%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

8,600

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$1.88 billion

Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures

$841 per household