The 10 U.S. States Most Addicted To Cigarettes

Written by Julia Austin


It’s not just Kentucky residents who are dependent on tobacco—the state depends on it too! Tobacco production is a leading industry in Kentucky. Along with North Carolina, it produces two thirds of America’s tobacco harvest. As for the individual smokers in the area, Kentucky has the second-highest adult smoking rate, as well as the highest rate of smoking-related deaths. An even scarier fact is that the state has the highest number of high-school smokers in the U.S.