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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 12 51
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $13.6 million $0.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($32 million)
42.6% 0%
Connecticut's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Connecticut Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Connecticut
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 10.0% (287,500)
High school students who smoke 1.3% (2,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 10.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.36 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 26.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $940 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $60.3 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023