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Washington, D.C.

State Ranking2324
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.9 million$1.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($10.7 million)
Washington, D.C.'s Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Washington, D.C. Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Washington, D.C.
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke9.5% (51,700)
High school students who smoke5.3% (1,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes13.0%
Death caused by smoking each year800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$454 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking24.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$721 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$4.1 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022