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State Ranking4646
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.2 million$4.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($264.1 million)
Texas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Texas Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Texas
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke14.7% (3,175,000)
High school students who smoke4.9% (81,400)
High school students who use e-cigarettes18.7%
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$1,101 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$590.7 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021