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Louisiana


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking3433
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.2 million$5.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($59.6 million)
8.6%9%
Louisiana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Louisiana Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in Louisiana
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke21.9% (780,400)
High school students who smoke8.4% (20,200)
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$1,249 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$189.3 million
Last updated: October 26, 2020