FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 21 17
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $8.2 million $9.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($39.3 million)
20.7% 25.0%
Oregon's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Oregon
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 16.2%
High school students who smoke 8.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.54 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $757 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $107.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 13.2 to 1