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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 41 39
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $847,041 $847,041
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.9 million)
3.0% 3.0%
Kansas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Kansas
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke 17.4%
High school students who smoke 7.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 10.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.12 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $752 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $76.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 90.1 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018