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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 13 5
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.5 million $6.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($13.7 million)
32.9% 48.1%
Hawaii's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Hawaii
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 12.8%
High school students who smoke 8.1%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 25.5%
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 $817 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $25.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.8 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018