FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 10 9
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $20.6 million $22.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($52.9 million)
38.9% 41.7%
Minnesota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Minnesota
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 15.2%
High school students who smoke 10.6%
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 $753 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $110.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.4 to 1