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State Ranking47
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$21.3 million$19.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($42.3 million)
Oklahoma's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Oklahoma
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke20.2%
High school students who smoke12.5%
High school students who use e-cigarettes16.4%
Death caused by smoking each year7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.62 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking31.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$828 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$172.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending8.1 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018