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State Ranking23
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$13.9 million$11.8 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
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke17.6% (193,200)
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$1,339 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$40.8 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021