Top 15 States Addicted to Smoking

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State % of Adult Smokers Rank of State Funding
for Tobacco Control
1) West Virginia 26.5% 20
2) Indiana 26.0% 29
3) Kentucky 25.2% 40
4) Missouri 25.0% 49
5) Oklahoma 24.7% 19
6) Tennessee 23.1% 50
7) Mississippi 22.7% 49
8) Arkansas 22.3% 10
10) Nevada 22.2% 31
11) Alabama 22.1% 44
12) Alaska 21.5% 4
13) Illinois 21.3% 40
13) Pennsylvania 21.3% 22
14) North Carolina 20.9% 27
15) Louisiana 20.5% 26
15) Michigan 20.5% 48

National Median: 18.4%

Source: Centers for Diseases Control
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