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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 38 34
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.1 million $5.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($59.6 million)
8.6% 9.2%
Louisiana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Louisiana Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Louisiana
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 16.7% (591,300)
High school students who smoke 7.0% (16,600)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 25.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,200
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $2.19 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 33.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,383 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $186.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023