FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 9 10
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $3.6 million $3.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($8.4 million)
42.4% 40.2%
Vermont's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Vermont
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.0%
High school students who smoke 10.8%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $348 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $897 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $17.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 4.8 to 1