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State Ranking4041
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.1 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
(May. 18, 2021)
Adults who smoke12.7% (755,800)
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$740 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$80.8 million
Last updated: January 14, 2021