FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 10 10
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $3.4 million $3.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($8.4 million) 40.2% 44.0%
Vermont's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Vermont

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 16.0%
High school students who smoke 10.8%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $348 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $871 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $17.2 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.1 to 1