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New Jersey


FY2022FY2021
State Ranking3837
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$7.4 million$7.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($103.3 million)
7.2%7.6%
New Jersey's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Jersey Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in New Jersey
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke10.8% (749,900)
High school students who smoke3.8% (16,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes27.6%
Death caused by smoking each year11,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$4.06 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$856 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$156.2 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022