District of Columbia

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

26

21

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$1.4 million

$2.0 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($10.7 million)

12.7%

18.7%

The District of Columbia’s Tobacco Revenue, State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

District of Columbia: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

$0.0

Tobacco Industry Marketing in the District of Columbia

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$8.3 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

6.1 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in the District of Columbia

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

18.8%

High School Students Who Smoke

12.5%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

800

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$391 million

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

$946 per household