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State Ranking5043
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$0.0 million$2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($75.6 million)
Tennessee's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Tennessee Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Tennessee
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke19.9% (1,058,300)
High school students who smoke7.1% (24,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes22.1%
Death caused by smoking each year11,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.67 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking32.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$891 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$268.5 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021