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State Ranking4948
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$750,000.00$750,000.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($106 million)
Georgia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Georgia Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Georgia
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke15.0% (1,241,200)
High school students who smoke4.0% (24,000)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.0%
Death caused by smoking each year11,700
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.69 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$894 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$360.9 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022