FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 23 23
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.7 million $2.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($15.6 million)
17.4% 18.4%
Idaho's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Idaho
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 14.5%
High school students who smoke 9.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $508 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $640 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $44.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 16.5 to 1