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State Ranking4949
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$477,435.00$171,885.00
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
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke17.3% (827,500)
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$3.52 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking34.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,070 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$359.6 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022
*State spending number reflects a change in health department reporting methods