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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 26 27
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.3 million $4.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.1 million)
14.2% 13.4%
Iowa's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Iowa Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Iowa
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 14.7% (361,100)
High school students who smoke 4.1% (7,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 16.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 5,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.49 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $950 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $106.0 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023