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State Ranking3938
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.2 million$2.1 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
(Aug. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke19.2% (729,200)
High school students who smoke7.1% (17,900)
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$775 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$201.3 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020