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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
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke13.7%
High school students who smoke8.2%
High school students who use e-cigarettes12.1%
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$853 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$180.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending25.0 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018