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Poll: 70% Say Cigarette Companies Not Liable for Smokers’ Health Issues

Friday, February 23, 2007

Nine-out-of-ten Americans (91%) believe that cigarette smokers are aware of the health dangers involved with the practice. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 800 voters found that figure is even higher among those who smoke. Perhaps because of this view, 70% believe that cigarette companies should not be held liable for the health problems of those who smoke. Only 19% disagree and believe the companies should be held liable. This attitude is found across partisan and demographic lines.


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