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West Virginia


FY2019FY2018
State Ranking4950
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$0$0
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.4 million)
0.0%0.0%
West Virginia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in West Virginia
(Mar. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke26.5% (375,900)
High school students who smoke14.4% (12,400)
High school students who use e-cigarettes14.3%
Death caused by smoking each year4,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.00 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking32.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$1,223 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$110.5 million
Last updated: March 15, 2019