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FY2023 FY2022
State Ranking 36 34
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.3 million $5.3 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($57.5 million)
9.2% 9.2%
Wisconsin's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Trend in Spending Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention


Tobacco's Toll in Wisconsin
(Oct. 06, 2023)
Adults who smoke 14.3% (660,800)
High school students who smoke 4.5% (13,900)
High school students who use e-cigarettes 14.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 7,900
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $3.09 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 29.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $852 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $170.2 million
Last updated: May 20, 2023