FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 24 25
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.2 million $5.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($30.1 million) 17.4% 17.4%
Iowa's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Iowa

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 18.1%
High school students who smoke 18.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.28 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $856 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $99.2 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 18.9 to 1