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Tennessee


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking4349
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.0 million$0.0
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($75.6 million)
2.6%0.0%
Tennessee's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Tennessee Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in Tennessee
(Jan. 15, 2020)
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$283.6 million
Last updated: December 18, 2019