New Mexico
FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 18 17
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.7 million $5.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($22.8 million) 24.9% 26.0%
New Mexico's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in New Mexico

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 17.5%
High school students who smoke 11.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $844 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $886 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $34.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6.1 to 1