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State Ranking77
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$7.1 million$7.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($13 million)
Delaware's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Delaware Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Delaware
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke13.4% (106,500)
High school students who smoke6.2% (3,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes13.6%
Death caused by smoking each year1,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$618 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking30.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$907 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$41.3 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022