New Mexico


FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 17 18
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, 2017)
Adults who smoke 16.6%
High school students who smoke 11.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $844 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $858 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $36.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6.4 to 1