South Carolina

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

29

31

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$5.0 million

$5.0 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($51.0 million)

9.8%

9.8%

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

South Carolina: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

$0.0

Tobacco Industry Marketing in South Carolina

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$194.0 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

38.8 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in South Carolina

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

22.0%

High School Students Who Smoke

16.0%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

7,200

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$1.90 billion

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

$975 per household