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State Ranking312
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$15.3 million$7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($19.3 million)
Utah's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Utah Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Utah
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke7.9% (179,700)
High school students who smoke2.2% (4,400)
High school students who use e-cigarettes9.7%
Death caused by smoking each year1,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$542 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking16.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$830 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$35.9 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021