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State Ranking57
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$9.7 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
(May. 02, 2023)
Adults who smoke13.4% (106,500)
High school students who smoke2.7% (1,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.9%
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: May 20, 2023