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Washington, D.C.


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking2424
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.9 million$1.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($10.7 million)
17.8%17.8%
Washington, D.C.'s Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Washington, D.C. Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in Washington, D.C.
(Jan. 15, 2020)
Adults who smoke13.8% (79,300)
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$767 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$6.8 million
Last updated: December 18, 2019