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State Ranking2218
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$8.7 million$8.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($36.5 million)
Mississippi's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Mississippi Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Mississippi
(May. 02, 2023)
Adults who smoke19.6% (442,300)
High school students who smoke5.9% (9,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes20.9%
Death caused by smoking each year5,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.43 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking34.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,215 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$131.8 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023