FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 13 7
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.2 million $6.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($14.6 million)
35.8% 44.1%
Montana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Montana
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 18.5%
High school students who smoke 13.1
Death caused by smoking each year 1,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $440 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $779 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $28.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.5 to 1