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New Jersey

State Ranking3540
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$9.0 million$7.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($103.3 million)
New Jersey's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Jersey Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in New Jersey
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke10.4% (755,800)
High school students who smoke3.7% (17,000)
High school students who use e-cigarettes21.6%
Death caused by smoking each year11,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$4.72 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking25.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$992 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$161.5 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024