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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 2 10
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $15.9 million $8.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($15.9 million)
100% 52.7%
Maine's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Maine Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Maine
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 15.0% (168,000)
High school students who smoke 4.3% (2,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 17.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,400
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $942 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 33.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,177 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $49.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023