Rhode Island

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

41

43

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$397,908

$388,027

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($12.8 million)

3.1%

3.0%

Rhode Island’s Tobacco Revenue, State Spending,
and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Rhode Island: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in Rhode Island

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$25.2 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

63.3 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in Rhode Island

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

17.4%

High School Students Who Smoke

8.0%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

1,800

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$640 million

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

$1,113 per household