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State Ranking4139
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$847,041$847,041
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.9 million)
Kansas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Kansas
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke17.4%
High school students who smoke7.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes10.6%
Death caused by smoking each year4,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.12 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.6%
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 spending90.1 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018