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State Ranking1921
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$8.7 million$8.4 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. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke20.4% (464,600)
High school students who smoke6.6% (11,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes21.4%
Death caused by smoking each year5,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.23 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking30.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$831 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$114.8 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021