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California


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking12
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$326.0 million$250.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($347.9 million)
93.7%72%
California's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending California Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in California
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke10.0% (3,062,100)
High school students who smoke2.0% (40,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes10.9%
Death caused by smoking each year40,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$13.29 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking25.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$695 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$496.3 million
Last updated: October 26, 2020