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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 48 49
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.1 million $750,000.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($106 million)
2% 0.7%
Georgia's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Georgia Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Georgia
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 12.5% (1,034,400)
High school students who smoke 3.3% (19,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 18.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,700
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.69 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $894 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $360.9 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023