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State Ranking78
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$208.1 million$199.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($347.9 million)
California's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending California Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in California
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke9.7% (2,960,700)
High school students who smoke1.2% (24,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes5.6%
Death caused by smoking each year40,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$15.44 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking22.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$922 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$452.6 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024