sign up

< Return to main State Report page


State Ranking3535
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$10.1 million$9.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($136.7 million)
Illinois's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Illinois Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Illinois
(Aug. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke15.5% (1,531,900)
High school students who smoke4.7% (31,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.9%
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$896 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$273.5 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020