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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 3 3
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $15.5 million $14.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($19.3 million)
80.3% 73.1%
Utah's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Utah Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Utah
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 6.7% (160,100)
High school students who smoke 1.9% (4,100)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 9.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $630 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 16.5%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $488 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $41.9 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023