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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 9 14
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $70.4 million $68.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($194.2 million)
36.3% 35.3%
Florida's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Florida
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 16.1%
High school students who smoke 3.6%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 24.8%
Death caused by smoking each year 32,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $8.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.4%
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 spending 8.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018