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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 33 29
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
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 23.1%
High school students who smoke 12.3%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 12.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.89 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 32.6%
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 spending 34.9 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018