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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 33 45
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $6.6 million $1.6 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($63.6 million)
10.3% 2.4%
Washington's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Washington Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Washington
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 10.0% (606,200)
High school students who smoke 1.9% (6,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 7.6%
Death caused by smoking each year 8,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.26 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.4%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $796 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $87.2 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023