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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 12 13
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.0 million $5.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($14.6 million)
34.0% 35.8%
Montana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Montana
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.2%
High school students who smoke 12.1%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 22.5%
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 $727 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $31.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6.3 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018