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State Ranking3841
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.1 million$1.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($55.9 million)
Alabama's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Alabama
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke19.2% (729,200)
High school students who smoke14.0% (35,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes24.5%
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$753 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state207.3 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018