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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 39 37
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $10.1 million $10.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($136.7 million)
7.4% 7.4%
Illinois's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Illinois Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Illinois
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 12.4% (1,223,600)
High school students who smoke 2.5% (16,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 16.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 18,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $6.38 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.7%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $977 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $220.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023