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State Ranking4849
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$750,000$750,000
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
(May. 18, 2021)
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$840 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$325.6 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021