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State Ranking3435
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.5 million$5.2 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
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke19.5% (690,500)
High school students who smoke8.4% (19,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes22.9%
Death caused by smoking each year7,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.19 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking33.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,383 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$186.7 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022