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Rhode Island

State Ranking4241
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$396,732.00$395,337.00
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
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke13.5% (115,500)
High school students who smoke4.2% (2,400)
High school students who use e-cigarettes30.1%
Death caused by smoking each year1,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$640 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,060 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$23.0 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022