Nebraska
FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 25 27
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.6 million $2.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($20.8 million) 12.4% 12.4%
Nebraska's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Nebraska

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 17.1%
High school students who smoke 13.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $795 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $753 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $60.2 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 23.4 to 1