FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 49 48
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $109,341 $107,380
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($72.9 million) 0.1% 0.1%
Missouri's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Missouri

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 22.3%
High school students who smoke 11.0%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.03 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $986 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $339.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 3,106.5 to 1