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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 11 20
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $20.6 million $10.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($48 million)
42.9% 22.6%
Maryland's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Maryland Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Maryland
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 9.6% (460,900)
High school students who smoke 3.6% (11,300)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 14.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,500
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.14 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $762 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $126.1 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023