FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 26 29
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $15.8 million $13.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($140.0 million)
11.3% 9.9%
Pennsylvania's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Pennsylvania
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 18.0%
High school students who smoke 12.9%
Death caused by smoking each year 22,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $6.38 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,020 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $415.8 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 26.3 to 1