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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 48 49
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $48,500 $48,500
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 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 20.8%
High school students who smoke 9.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 10.9%
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 $930 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $364.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 7,522.8 to 1
Last updated: December 13, 2018