FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 9 12
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $22.0 million $21.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($52.9 million) 41.7% 40.6%
Minnesota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Minnesota

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 16.2%
High school students who smoke 10.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.51 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $784 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $115.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.3 to 1