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State Ranking102
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$8.4 million$13.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($15.9 million)
Maine's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Maine Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Maine
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke16.5% (181,100)
High school students who smoke6.8% (4,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes30.2%
Death caused by smoking each year2,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$811 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,231 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$45.8 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022