National Tobacco Control Program Funding
CDC is the only federal agency that provides funding to help support all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 8 U.S. territories, and 12 tribal organizations for tobacco control efforts. Tobacco prevention and control is one of the “best buys” in public health: states with strong tobacco control programs have demonstrated achievement of a $55:$1 returnexternal icon1 on their investment, mostly in averted health care costs to treat smoking-related illness.
FY 2018 Funding
In FY 2018, CDC supported tobacco control programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 8 US territories or jurisdictions, and 12 tribal organizations. In addition, CDC provided funding to states and territories to ensure and expand state quitline capacity.
|Territories||National Tobacco Control Program||Quitline Funding (PPHF)||Total Funding|
|Mariana Islands (CNMI)||$139,418||n/a||$139,418|
|Guam onlineexternal icon||$199,031||$50,000||$249,031|
|Republic of Palau||$124,995||n/a||$124,995|
|Puerto Rico onlineexternal icon||$601,373||$124,404||$725,777|
|Marshall Islands (RMI)||$96,150||n/a||$96,150|
|Virgin Islands (USVI) onlineexternal icon||$192,300||n/a||$192,300|
To view and download state tobacco control program fact sheets, see State Fact Sheets.
- Lightwood J, Glantz SA. The effect of the California tobacco control program on smoking prevalence, cigarette consumption, and healthcare costs: 1989–2008. PLoS One 2013;8(2):e47145.