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Rhode Island

FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 44 42
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $415,452.00 $396,732.00
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($12.8 million)
3.2% 3.1%
Rhode Island's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Rhode Island Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Rhode Island
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 11.8% (104,600)
High school students who smoke 3.0% (1,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 17.8%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,800
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $744 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,137 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $24.9 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023