District of Columbia
FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 31 26
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1.0 million $1.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($10.7 million) 9.3% 12.7%
District of Columbia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in District of Columbia

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 16.0%
High school students who smoke 12.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $391 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $860 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $7.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 7.1 to 1