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State Ranking5148
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$3.5 million$3.7 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
(Nov. 21, 2023)
Adults who smoke11.8% (2,663,600)
High school students who smoke3.7% (63,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes18.7%
Death caused by smoking each year28,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$10.29 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$882 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$635.5 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023