FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 28 30
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $13.5 million $12.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($132.0 million) 10.3% 9.2%
Ohio's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Ohio

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 21.6%
High school students who smoke 15.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 20,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $5.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 30.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,058 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $420.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 31.0 to 1