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State Ranking3834
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.1 million$5.5 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
(Nov. 21, 2023)
Adults who smoke16.7% (589,200)
High school students who smoke7.0% (16,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes25.5%
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$1,408 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$176.1 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023