FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 32 30
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.3 million $5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($57.5 million) 9.2% 9.2%
Wisconsin's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Wisconsin

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 17.3%
High school students who smoke 8.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.66 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $797 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $155.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 29.4 to 1