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West Virginia


FY2020FY2019
State Ranking4649
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$500,000$0
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.4 million)
1.8%0%
West Virginia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending West Virginia Tobacco Prevention

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Tobacco's Toll in West Virginia
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Adults who smoke23.8% (341,100)
High school students who smoke13.5% (11,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes35.7%
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$1,212 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$103.8 million
Last updated: October 26, 2020