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State Ranking1717
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$17.0 million$17.3 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
(Sep. 28, 2020)
Adults who smoke14.0% (789,400)
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$610 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$115.6 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020