East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

Georgia Tobacco Facts

  • Annual adult deaths from smoking: 10,700 adults
  • Annual smoking related health costs in Georgia: $2.07 billion
  • Annual amount of smoking related health costs covered by GA Medicaid :$494 million
  • Annual lost productivity costs in Georgia: $2.94 million
  • Annual amount per household in GA from state and federal expenditures for smoking burden: $538

Source of Information www.tobaccofreekids.org