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State Ranking3232
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$12.3 million$12.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($132 million)
Ohio's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Ohio Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Ohio
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke20.8% (1,895,700)
High school students who smoke4.9% (30,000)
High school students who use e-cigarettes29.8%
Death caused by smoking each year20,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$5.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking30.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,076 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$418.5 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021