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STATE TOBACCO FACT SHEETS 2010

SOUTH DAKOTA
Legacy in South Dakota
• Legacy has awarded $1,731,331.00 in grants to projects in South Dakota.

Tobacco Usage

• In FY10 South Dakota spent $6.0 million on tobacco prevention, which is 52.7% of the CDC
Annual Spending Target.1

• The CDC estimates that 49.7% of adult smokers in South Dakota tried to quit smoking in
2008.2

• South Dakota received $90 million in tobacco settlement payments and taxes in FY10.3

• South Dakota has securitized all or part of its Master Settlement Agreement dollars.4

ADULT CIGARETTE USE IN 2009 YOUTH CIGARETTE USE

17.4% 17.9%

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State Tobacco Laws9

Excise Tax: There is a tax of $1.53 per pack on cigarettes.

Clean Indoor Air Ordinances


• Smoking is prohibited in all child care centers, government buildings, health facilities,
schools and private workplaces.

• Smoking restrictions are required in all restaurants.

Youth Access Laws


• The minimum age requirement for the purchase of tobacco products is 18, and it is
a misdemeanor for both minors and merchants to violate this law. Penalties are not
specified.

SOURCES
1
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, A Decade of Broken Promises: The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement Eleven Years Later,
History of Spending for State Tobacco Prevention Programs FY2010, 2009
2
CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2008
3
Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, A Decade of Broken Promises: The 1998 State Settlement Eleven Years Later, State
Tobacco-Prevention Spending vs. State Tobacco Revenues, 2009
4
American Lung Association, SLATI State Reports, 2009
5
CDC, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 2009
6
CDC, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 2009
7
CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2009
8
CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2009
9
American Lung Association, SLATI State reports, 2009

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