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State Ranking3636
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$6.1 million$5.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($66.9 million)
Massachusetts's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Massachusetts Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Massachusetts
(Nov. 21, 2023)
Adults who smoke10.4% (587,000)
High school students who smoke3.5% (12,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.2%
Death caused by smoking each year9,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$4.74 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,118 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$86.1 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023