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State Ranking3534
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.2 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
(May. 18, 2021)
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$1,262 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$169.3 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021