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New Mexico


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking1819
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.5 million$5.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($22.8 million)
24.1%24.9%
New Mexico's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Mexico Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in New Mexico
(Jan. 15, 2020)
Adults who smoke15.2% (245,200)
High school students who smoke10.6% (11,700)
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$758 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$37.1 million
Last updated: December 18, 2019