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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 14 10
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $17.3 million $20.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($52.9 million)
32.7% 38.9%
Minnesota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Minnesota
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke 14.5%
High school students who smoke 9.6%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 19.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.51 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $728 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $117.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6.8 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018