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State Ranking4540
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$1.6 million$2.1 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
(Jan. 21, 2022)
Adults who smoke11.5% (684,400)
High school students who smoke5.0% (18,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes21.2%
Death caused by smoking each year8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.81 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$742 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$80.3 million
Last updated: January 12, 2022