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New Jersey

State Ranking3736
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$7.8 million$7.2 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
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke13.1% (909,600)
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$916 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$153.5 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021