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State Ranking4444
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.2 million$4.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($264.1 million)
Texas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Texas
(Mar. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke15.7% (3,287,300)
High school students who smoke7.4% (118,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes10.3%
Death caused by smoking each year28,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$8.85 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking26.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$747 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$652.4 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018