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State Ranking4450
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.0 million$0.00
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
(Oct. 19, 2022)
Adults who smoke19.7% (1,070,600)
High school students who smoke7.1% (24,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes22.1%
Death caused by smoking each year11,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.10 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking35.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,214 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$289.1 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022