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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 25 24
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.0 million $4.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.1 million)
13.4% 13.5%
Iowa's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Iowa
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.1%
High school students who smoke 9.9%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 9.0%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.28 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $816 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $107.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 26.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018