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State Ranking2626
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.6 million$2.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($20.8 million)
Nebraska's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Nebraska Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Nebraska
(Jan. 15, 2020)
Adults who smoke16.0% (232,300)
High school students who smoke7.4% (7,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes9.4%
Death caused by smoking each year2,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$795 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$681 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$62.8 million
Last updated: December 18, 2019