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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 41 49
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.9 million $477,435.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($72.9 million)
3.9% 0.7%
Missouri's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Missouri Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Missouri
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 16.8% (803,600)
High school students who smoke 5.1% (16,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 19.3%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.52 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 34.3%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,070 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $359.6 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023
*State spending number reflects a change in health department reporting methods