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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
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke22.6%
High school students who smoke9.4%
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$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