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District of Columbia


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%
District of Columbia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in District of Columbia
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke14.4%
High school students who smoke12.5%
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$817 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$7.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending3.7 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018