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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
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke15.5%
High school students who smoke7.6%
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$911 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$291.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending32.0 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018