FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 12 6
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.3 million $6.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($13.7 million) 38.6% 49.3%
Hawaii's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Hawaii

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 14.1%
High school students who smoke 9.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $526 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $897 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $24.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 4.6 to 1