FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 4 4
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.2 million $4.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($8.5 million) 49.4% 54.1%
Wyoming's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Wyoming

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 19.1%
High school students who smoke 15.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $258 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $802 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $22.4 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.3 to 1