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State Ranking2625
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
Tobacco's Toll in Nebraska
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke15.4%
High school students who smoke7.4%
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$691 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$63.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending24.4 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018