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Test your knowledge about Connecticut tobacco prevention spending

March 2013


1. How much did Connecticut spend on tobacco prevention in Fiscal Year 2013?

a) Nothing
b) $6 million
c) $49.5 million
d) $535 million

2. How much does the Centers for Disease Control recommend Connecticut needs to spend on tobacco control to mount an effective program?

a) Nothing
b) $6 million
c) $49.5 million
d) $535 million

3. How much did Connecticut receive in funding from tobacco in FY 2013 (taxes plus 1998 state tobacco settlement funds)?

a) Nothing
b) $6 million
c) $49.5 million
d) $535 million

4. Which is the ratio of tobacco company marketing to tobacco prevention spending in Connecticut?

a) Equal
b) Twice as much marketing as prevention
c) Half as much marketing as prevention
d) 12 times as much on marketing as prevention

5. How many people die in Connecticut each year due to tobacco?

a) 10
b) 100
c) 1,000
d) 4,700

Source: 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC

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