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West Virginia


FY2019 FY2018
State Ranking 49 50
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
(December 01, 2017)
Adults who smoke 26.0%
High school students who smoke 14.4%
High school students who use e-cigarettes 14.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.00 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 32.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,223 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $126.6 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending -
Last updated: December 13, 2018