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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
(Mar. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke19.4% (921,400)
High school students who smoke9.2% (28,800)
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$355.4 million
Last updated: March 15, 2019