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State Ranking2525
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.0 million$4.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.1 million)
Iowa's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Iowa Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Iowa
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke16.4% (399,000)
High school students who smoke6.7% (11,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes20.1%
Death caused by smoking each year5,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.28 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$989 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$93.9 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021