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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 49 34
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $0 $6.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($75.6 million)
0.0% 8.2%
Tennessee's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Tennessee
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 22.6%
High school students who smoke 9.4%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 11.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.67 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 32.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,035 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $292.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending -
Last updated: December 08, 2018