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State Ranking2828
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$15.1 million$15.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($140 million)
Pennsylvania's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Pennsylvania Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Pennsylvania
(Aug. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke17.0% (1,726,800)
High school students who smoke6.6% (42,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes24.4%
Death caused by smoking each year22,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$6.38 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$956 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$365.5 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020