FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 8 4
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $3.7 million $4.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($8.5 million)
43.6% 49.4%
Wyoming's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Wyoming
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 19.0%
High school students who smoke 15.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $258 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 28.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $813 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $22.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 6.2 to 1