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State Ranking33
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$14.1 million$15.3 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
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke8.2% (186,600)
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$785 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$38.6 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022