FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 35 NA*
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $9.1 million NA*
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($136.7 million) 6.7% 0.0%*
Illinois's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Illinois

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 15.1%
High school students who smoke 10.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 18,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $5.49 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $909 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $295.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 32.4 to 1

* Illinois' FY2016 tobacco prevention program budget was not available when this report went to press.