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FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 9 12
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $7.0 million $7.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($19.3 million)
36.3% 37.4%
Utah's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Utah
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 8.9%
High school students who smoke 3.8%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 7.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $542 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 16.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $445 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $39.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 5.7 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018