FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 7 9
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $6.4 million $6.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($14.6 million) 44.1% 44.1%
Montana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Montana

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 18.9%
High school students who smoke 13.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $440 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $791 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $29.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 4.6 to 1