North Carolina

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

45

47

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$1.2 million

$1.2 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($99.3 million)

1.2%

1.2%

North Carolina’s Tobacco Revenue, State Spending,
and Tobacco Industry Marketing

North Carolina: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

$0.0

Tobacco Industry Marketing in North Carolina

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$392.2 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

326.8 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in North Carolina

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

20.3%

High School Students Who Smoke

15.0%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

14,200

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$3.81 billion

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

$889 per household