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Washington, D.C.


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking2433
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.9 million$931,585
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($10.7 million)
17.8%8.7%
Washington, D.C.'s Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Washington, D.C.
(Mar. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke14.4% (82,000)
High school students who smoke12.5% (3,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes10.9%
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$826 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$6.6 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018