FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 50 38
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $0.0 $1.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($32.0 million) 0.0% 3.7%
Connecticut's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Connecticut

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 13.5%
High school students who smoke 10.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.03 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $869 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $73.6 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending --