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State Ranking3232
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$5.3 million$5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($57.5 million)
Wisconsin's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Wisconsin
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke16.0%
High school students who smoke7.8%
High school students who use e-cigarettes11.6%
Death caused by smoking each year7,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$2.66 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$745 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$164.7 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending31.1 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018