6,120 people die every year in MN from tobacco and secondhand smoke.
Big Tobacco spends $274.3 million each year marketing its products in MN.
Each year smoking costs MN $2.06 billion in direct health care expenses.
22.4% of high school students and 20% of adults in MN smoke.
100% of MN workplaces, bars, and restaurants are totally smokefree!
More than 438,000 people die each year in the U.S. from tobacco and secondhand smoke.
Big Tobacco spends more than $15.4 billion each year on marketing in the U.S.
Each year smoking costs the U.S. $96.7 billion in public and private health care expenses.
23% of high school students and 20.9% of adults in the U.S. smoke.
In the U.S., 17 states, passed smoke-free laws that include restaurants and bars.
Nearly 5 million people worldwide will die from tobacco-related illnesses this year.
Global cigarette marketing expenditures are in the tens of billions of US dollars a year.
Worldwide, over 15 billion cigarettes are smoked every day.
Countries that have ratified the FCTC to regulate tobacco worldwide: 146. But, the U.S. is not one of them.