Alaska

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

2

2

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$8.8 million

$9.7 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($10.2 million)

86.4%

95.6%

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

Alaska: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Alaska

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$20.0 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

2.3 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Alaska

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

22.6%

High School Students Who Smoke

11.1%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

600

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$438 million

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

$1,179 per household