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New Mexico


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking1917
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.7 million$5.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($22.8 million)
24.9%24.9%
New Mexico's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in New Mexico
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke17.5%
High school students who smoke10.6%
High school students who use e-cigarettes24.7%
Death caused by smoking each year2,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$844 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$873 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$36.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending6.5 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018