FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 38 40
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1.0 million* $1.0 million*
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.0 million)
3.2% 3.3%
Nevada's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Nevada
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 16.5%
High school students who smoke 7.5%
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 $711 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $88.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 93.0 to 1
* The values shown are rounded figures. Nevada's FY18 spending is $950,000 and FY17 spending is $1,000,000. This accounts for the difference in the percentages of CDC recommended spending.