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State Ranking4746
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$750,000$930,159
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($106.0 million)
Georgia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Georgia
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke16.1% (1,290,200)
High school students who smoke7.7% (44,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes12.7%
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$685 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$345.0 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018