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State Ranking4242
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.7 million$1.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($55.9 million)
Alabama's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Alabama Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Alabama
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke18.5% (706,200)
High school students who smoke7.1% (18,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.4%
Death caused by smoking each year8,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.88 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking31.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$915 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$186.3 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022