FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 16 19
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $18.4 million $15.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($64.4 million) 28.6% 24.0%
Arizona's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Arizona

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 14.0%
High school students who smoke 10.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.38 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $638 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $103.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.6 to 1