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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 26 25
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.6 million $2.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($20.8 million)
12.4% 12.4%
Nebraska's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Nebraska
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 15.4%
High school students who smoke 7.4%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 9.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $795 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $691 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $63.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 24.4 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018