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State Ranking1615
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.8 million$5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($15.9 million)
Maine's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Maine
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke17.8% (193,600)
High school students who smoke8.7% (5,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes15.8%
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$991 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$48.5 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018