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State Ranking4745
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.7 million$1.7 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
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke15.6% (618,100)
High school students who smoke5.7% (15,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.5%
Death caused by smoking each year8,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.19 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking33.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,034 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$189.0 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024