South Dakota


FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 11 13
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.5 million $4.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($11.7 million)
38.5% 38.5%
South Dakota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in South Dakota
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 18.1%
High school students who smoke 10.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $373 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $782 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $23.3 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.2 to 1