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State Ranking2022
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$10.9 million$10.8 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
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke10.1% (484,900)
High school students who smoke5.0% (15,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes23.0%
Death caused by smoking each year7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.14 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$762 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$126.1 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022