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New Jersey

FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 40 38
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $7.1 million $7.4 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($103.3 million)
6.9% 7.2%
New Jersey's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Jersey Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in New Jersey
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 10.4% (753,300)
High school students who smoke 3.7% (17,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 21.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 11,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $4.72 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 25.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $894 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $169.6 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023