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State Ranking21
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$9.1 million$9.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($10.2 million)
Alaska's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Alaska Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Alaska
(Sep. 28, 2020)
Adults who smoke19.1% (105,300)
High school students who smoke8.4% (3,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes26.1%
Death caused by smoking each year600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$438 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking31.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,044 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$17.4 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020