FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 5 12
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $6.6 million $5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($13.7 million)
48.1% 38.6%
Hawaii's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Hawaii
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 13.1%
High school students who smoke 9.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $526 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $836 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $25.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 3.9 to 1