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State Ranking4447
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.6 million$2.0 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
(Apr. 17, 2024)
Adults who smoke18.5% (1,019,900)
High school students who smoke4.9% (17,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes19.0%
Death caused by smoking each year11,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.10 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking34.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,334 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$280.3 million
Last updated: January 08, 2024