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New Mexico

State Ranking1718
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.5 million$5.5 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
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke16.0% (259,600)
High school students who smoke8.9% (9,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes34.0%
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$922 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$33.9 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021