Arkansas

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

8

8

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$17.4 million

$17.5 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($36.7 million)

47.4%

47.6%

Arkansas’ Tobacco Revenue, State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Arkansas: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Arkansas

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$119.0 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

6.8 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Arkansas

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

25.9%

High School Students Who Smoke

19.1%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

5,800

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$1.21 billion

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

$1,060 per household