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State Ranking912
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$7.0 million$7.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($19.3 million)
Utah's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Utah
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke9.0% (200,500)
High school students who smoke3.8% (7,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes7.6%
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$432 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$41.2 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018