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State Ranking96
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.4 million$6.5 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
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke15.9% (88,500)
High school students who smoke8.4% (3,000)
High school students who use e-cigarettes26.1%
Death caused by smoking each year600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$509 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,312 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$16.4 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024
*After the report was finalized, new information emerged indicating that Alaska will be spending $6,385,700 in FY24.