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State Ranking2222
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$10.8 million$10.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($48 million)
Maryland's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Maryland Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Maryland
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke12.7% (598,600)
High school students who smoke5.0% (15,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes23.0%
Death caused by smoking each year7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.71 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,141 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$113.9 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021