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State Ranking3938
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.0 million$1.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.0 million)
Nevada's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Nevada
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke17.6%
High school students who smoke6.7%
High school students who use e-cigarettes15.5%
Death caused by smoking each year4,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.08 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking30.9%
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 spending67.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018