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Washington, D.C.

State Ranking2424
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.
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke12.7% (73,300)
High school students who smoke5.3% (1,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes13.0%
Death caused by smoking each year800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$391 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$789 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$4.6 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021