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State Ranking5048
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$171,582$48,500
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
(Aug. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke19.4% (921,400)
High school students who smoke6.5% (20,300)
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$869 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$347.5 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020
*State spending number reflects a change in health department reporting methods