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State Ranking4950
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$171,885$171,582
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($72.9 million)
Missouri's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Missouri Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Missouri
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke19.6% (933,800)
High school students who smoke6.5% (20,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes20.7%
Death caused by smoking each year11,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.03 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking31.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,130 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$316.2 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021
*State spending number reflects a change in health department reporting methods