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State Ranking1517
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$18.5 million$17 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($64.4 million)
Arizona's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Arizona Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Arizona
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke14.9% (840,200)
High school students who smoke5.3% (20,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.9%
Death caused by smoking each year8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.38 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$770 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$106.1 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021