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State Ranking4241
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.9 million$2.9 million
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
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke16.8% (808,500)
High school students who smoke5.1% (16,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.3%
Death caused by smoking each year11,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.52 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking34.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,203 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$344.1 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024
*State spending number reflects a change in health department reporting methods