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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 42 39
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1 million $1.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($27.9 million)
3.6% 3.6%
Kansas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Kansas Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Kansas
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 14.5% (325,500)
High school students who smoke 4.6% (7,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 14.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.31 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 31.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $923 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $74.2 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023