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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 39 38
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1.0 million $1.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.0 million)
3.2% 3.2%
Nevada's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Nevada
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.6%
High school students who smoke 6.7%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 15.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.08 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 30.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $726 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $64.2 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 67.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018