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Louisiana


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking3329
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.4 million$5.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($59.6 million)
9.0%9.7%
Louisiana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Louisiana
(Mar. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke23.1% (826,000)
High school students who smoke12.3% (29,400)
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$197.8 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018