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State Ranking3345
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$6.6 million$1.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($63.6 million)
Washington's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Washington Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Washington
(Nov. 21, 2023)
Adults who smoke10.0% (613,900)
High school students who smoke1.9% (6,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes7.6%
Death caused by smoking each year8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$3.26 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$858 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$84.8 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023