New Jersey

FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 48 50
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $500,000 $0.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($103.3 million)
0.5% 0.0%
New Jersey's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in New Jersey
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 14.0%
High school students who smoke 8.2%
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 $870 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $169.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 339.5 to 1