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State Ranking3030
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$13.0 million$12.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($132.0 million)
Ohio's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Ohio
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke21.1%
High school students who smoke15.1%
High school students who use e-cigarettesN/A
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$1,024 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$424.4 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending32.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018