Connecticut

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

38

29

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$1.2 million

$3.5 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($32.0 million)

3.7%

11.0%

Connecticut’s Tobacco Revenue, State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Connecticut: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

$0.0

$0.0

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Connecticut

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$80.4 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

67.7 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

15.5%

High School Students Who Smoke

13.5%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

4,900

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$2.03 billion

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

$916 per household