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Georgia


FY2021FY2020
State Ranking4849
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$750,000$750,000
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($106 million)
0.7%0.7%
Georgia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Georgia Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in Georgia
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke16.3% (1,322,600)
High school students who smoke4.0% (23,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.0%
Death caused by smoking each year11,700
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.18 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$772 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$359.5 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021