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Massachusetts


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking3735
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.2 million$3.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($66.9 million)
6.3%5.6%
Massachusetts's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Massachusetts
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke13.7%
High school students who smoke6.4%
High school students who use e-cigarettes20.1%
Death caused by smoking each year9,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$4.08 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$969 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$125.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending29.7 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018