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Washington, D.C.

FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 25 23
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1.9 million $1.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($10.7 million)
17.8% 17.8%
Washington, D.C.'s Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Washington, D.C. Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Washington, D.C.
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 10.6% (57,600)
High school students who smoke 3.2% (900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 10.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $454 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 24.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $721 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $4.1 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023