Georgia

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

43

45

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$1.8 million

$1.8 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($106.0 million)

1.7%

1.7%

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

Georgia: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Georgia

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$348.7 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

199.3 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

18.8%

High School Students Who Smoke

12.8%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

11,700

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$3.18 billion

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

$805 per household