FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 49 49
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $48,500 $109,341
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($72.9 million)
0.1% 0.1%
Missouri's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Missouri
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 22.1%
High school students who smoke 11.0%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.03 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $978 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $332.2 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6,849.5 to 1