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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 22 20
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $10.5 million $10.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($48.0 million)
21.8% 22.0%
Maryland's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Maryland
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 13.9%
High school students who smoke 8.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 13.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.71 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $745 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $131.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 12.5 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018