FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 39 41
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, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.2%
High school students who smoke 10.2%
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 $762 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $76.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 90.4 to 1