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State Ranking4349
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.0 million$0.0
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
(Sep. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke20.7% (1,089,600)
High school students who smoke7.1% (24,100)
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$974 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$283.6 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020