FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 30 28
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $12.5 million $13.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($132.0 million)
9.5% 10.3%
Ohio's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Ohio
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 22.5%
High school students who smoke 15.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 20,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $5.64 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 30.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,077 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $407.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 32.6 to 1