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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 16 16
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $2.7 million $2.5 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($8.4 million)
32% 29.8%
Vermont's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Vermont Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Vermont
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 13.0% (68,700)
High school students who smoke 5.4% (1,800)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 16.1%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $404 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.2%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $1,037 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $15.4 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023