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New Jersey


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking3448
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
(Oct. 23, 2019)
Adults who smoke13.1% (911,000)
High school students who smoke4.7% (20,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes9.6%
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$802 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$179.4 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018