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State Ranking4143
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$2.1 million$1.5 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
(Aug. 24, 2020)
Adults who smoke12.0% (704,600)
High school students who smoke5.0% (17,800)
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$666 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$90.1 million
Last updated: September 15, 2020