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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 15 14
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $4.9 million $5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($14.6 million)
33.2% 36.3%
Montana's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Montana Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Montana
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 15.2% (132,100)
High school students who smoke 7.0% (3,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 25.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $511 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 25.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $850 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $30.8 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023