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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 28 26
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $15.5 million $15.8 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($140.0 million)
11.1% 11.3%
Pennsylvania's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Pennsylvania
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke 18.8%
High school students who smoke 8.7%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 11.3%
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 $1,026 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $443.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 28.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018