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Mississippi


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking2121
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$8.4 million$8.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($36.5 million)
23.1%23.1%
Mississippi's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Mississippi Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in Mississippi
(Jan. 31, 2020)
Adults who smoke20.5% (467,400)
High school students who smoke6.5% (10,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes21.3%
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$954 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$126.8 million
Last updated: March 07, 2020