Massachusetts

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

35

37

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$3.9 million

$3.9 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($66.9 million)

5.8%

5.8%

Massachusetts’ Tobacco Revenue,
State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Massachusetts: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Massachusetts

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$147.6 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

38.2 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Massachusetts

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

16.6%

High School Students Who Smoke

10.7%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

9,300

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$4.08 billion

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

$1,065 per household