Kentucky

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

36

39

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$2.5 million

$2.5 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($56.4 million)

4.4%

4.4%

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

Kentucky: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Kentucky

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$292.8 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

117.8 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Kentucky

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

26.5%

High School Students Who Smoke

17.9%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

8,900

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$1.92 billion

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

$1,160 per household