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State Ranking1716
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$17.3 million$17.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($64.4 million)
Arizona's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Arizona
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke15.6%
High school students who smoke7.1%
High school students who use e-cigarettes16.1%
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$674 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$113.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending6.5 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018