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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
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke17.2% (673,800)
High school students who smoke7.1% (18,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.4%
Death caused by smoking each year8,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.19 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking33.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$954 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$202.2 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022