FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 14 15
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $67.8 million $67.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($194.2 million) 34.9% 34.9%
Florida's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Florida

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 15.8%
High school students who smoke 5.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 32,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $8.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $763 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $563.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 8.3 to 1