FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 41 39
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $847,041 $946,671
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($27.9 million) 3.0% 3.4%
Kansas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Kansas

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 17.7%
High school students who smoke 10.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.12 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $779 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $77.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 91.8 to 1