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State Ranking5051
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$0.0 million$0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($32 million)
Connecticut's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Connecticut Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Connecticut
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke12.1% (343,300)
High school students who smoke3.7% (7,000)
High school students who use e-cigarettes27.0%
Death caused by smoking each year4,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.03 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$843 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$64.5 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021