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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 4 7
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $21.3 million $19.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($42.3 million)
50.3% 45.0%
Oklahoma's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Oklahoma
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 20.2%
High school students who smoke 12.5%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 16.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.62 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.1%
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 spending 8.1 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018