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New Mexico

State Ranking2420
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.4 million$5.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($22.8 million)
New Mexico's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Mexico Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in New Mexico
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke15.0% (248,000)
High school students who smoke3.7% (4,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes25.4%
Death caused by smoking each year2,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$981 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking23.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,125 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$33.4 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024