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State Ranking2016
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$12.4 million$15.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($52.9 million)
Minnesota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Minnesota Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Minnesota
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke14.6% (633,100)
High school students who smoke3.2% (9,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.3%
Death caused by smoking each year5,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.51 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,084 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$98.6 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021