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State Ranking3536
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$9.1 million$7.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($136.7 million)
Illinois's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Illinois
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke15.5% (1,531,900)
High school students who smoke7.6% (50,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes13.2%
Death caused by smoking each year18,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$5.49 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$879 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$288.6 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018