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State Ranking2122
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
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke17.4% (395,500)
High school students who smoke5.9% (9,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes20.9%
Death caused by smoking each year5,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.43 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking33.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,284 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$125.0 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024