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State Ranking4849
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$48,500$48,500
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($72.9 million)
Missouri's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Missouri
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke20.8%
High school students who smoke9.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes10.9%
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$930 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$364.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending7,522.8 to 1
Last updated: December 13, 2018