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State Ranking3433
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.2 million$5.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($59.6 million)
Louisiana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Louisiana Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Louisiana
(Sep. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke20.5% (730,600)
High school students who smoke8.4% (19,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes22.9%
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$1,125 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$189.3 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020