Colorado

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

11

10

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$21.8 million

$23.1 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($52.9 million)

41.3%

43.7%

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

Colorado: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$139.1 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

6.4 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

17.7%

High School Students Who Smoke

10.7%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

5,100

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$1.89 billion

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

$757 per household