FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 32 32
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.3 million $5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($57.5 million)
9.2% 9.2%
Wisconsin's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Wisconsin
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 17.1%
High school students who smoke 8.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.66 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $787 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $152.5 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 28.8 to 1