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State Ranking4934
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$0$6.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($75.6 million)
Tennessee's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Tennessee
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke20.7% (1,089,600)
High school students who smoke9.4% (31,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes11.5%
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$951 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$288.9 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018