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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 36 36
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $6.1 million $5.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($66.9 million)
9.2% 8.4%
Massachusetts's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Massachusetts Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Massachusetts
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 10.4% (584,700)
High school students who smoke 3.5% (12,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 17.2%
Death caused by smoking each year 9,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $4.74 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,027 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $110.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023