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State Ranking2825
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$11.9 million$13.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($91.6 million)
Virginia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Virginia Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Virginia
(Nov. 21, 2023)
Adults who smoke12.1% (824,800)
High school students who smoke2.8% (12,400)
High school students who use e-cigarettes14.3%
Death caused by smoking each year10,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.61 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking29.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$861 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$310.2 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023