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New Jersey

FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 34 48
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $7.2 million $500,000
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($103.3 million)
7.0% 0.5%
New Jersey's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in New Jersey
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke 13.7%
High school students who smoke 8.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 12.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $4.06 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $853 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $180.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 25.0 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018