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New Mexico

FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 20 24
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.7 million $3.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($22.8 million)
24.9% 17.1%
New Mexico's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending New Mexico Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in New Mexico
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 15.0% (246,300)
High school students who smoke 3.7% (4,200)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 25.4%
Death caused by smoking each year 2,600
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $981 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 23.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $911 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $34.7 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023