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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 19 17
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $17.7 million $17.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($64.4 million)
27.5% 27.2%
Arizona's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Arizona Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Arizona
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 12.7% (719,100)
High school students who smoke 3.4% (13,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 17.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.76 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $762 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $123.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023