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State Ranking914
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$70.4 million$68.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($194.2 million)
Florida's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Florida
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke16.1%
High school students who smoke3.6%
High school students who use e-cigarettes24.8%
Death caused by smoking each year32,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$8.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$760 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$605.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending8.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018