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State Ranking3329
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.4 million$5.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($59.6 million)
Louisiana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Louisiana
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke23.1%
High school students who smoke12.3%
High school students who use e-cigarettes12.2%
Death caused by smoking each year7,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.89 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking32.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,212 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$187.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending34.9 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018