FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 3 3
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $23.5 million $25.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($42.3 million) 55.6% 59.1%
Oklahoma's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Oklahoma

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 22.2%
High school students who smoke 14.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.62 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $899 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $168.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 7.2 to 1