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West Virginia

State Ranking4950
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$0$0
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.4 million)
West Virginia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in West Virginia
(Nov. 13, 2019)
Adults who smoke25.2% (363,300)
High school students who smoke14.4% (12,300)
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$1,135 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$110.5 million
Last updated: December 04, 2019