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Rhode Island

State Ranking4444
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$429,205$415,452
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($12.8 million)
Rhode Island's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Rhode Island Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Rhode Island
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke11.8% (104,900)
High school students who smoke3.0% (1,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes17.8%
Death caused by smoking each year1,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$744 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking31.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,221 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$27.2 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024