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State Ranking2731
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$10.8 million$8.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($91.6 million)
Virginia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Virginia
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke15.0% (997,100)
High school students who smoke6.5% (28,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes11.8%
Death caused by smoking each year10,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.11 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking28.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$635 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$375.1 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018