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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 51 48
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $3.5 million $3.7 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($264.1 million)
1.3% 1.4%
Texas's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Texas Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Texas
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 11.8% (2,602,100)
High school students who smoke 3.7% (62,700)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 18.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 28,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $10.29 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.1%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $820 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $670.9 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023