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Questions - Smoking - November 14-15, 2010

17% Think Government Should Outlaw Smoking
Americans Don’t Think New Graphic Warnings Will Deter Smokers, But Raising Prices Will
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted November 14-15, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed news stories about new graphic health warnings proposed for cigarette packs and cigarette advertisements?

 

2* Are health warnings with pictures depicting the risks of smoking necessary or are the current text-only warnings that appear on cigarette packs and ads adequate to   inform people about the risks of smoking?

 

3* Will the new graphic warnings reduce the number of people who smoke?

 

4* What would decrease the number of smokers more…..graphic ads or raising the price of cigarettes?

 

5* Generally speaking, are people who smoke cigarettes today aware of the health dangers involved?

 

6* Should the government outlaw tobacco smoking?

 

7* Should people who smoke pay higher health insurance rates?

 

8* Is the level regulation of the cigarette industry too high, too low, or about right?

 

9* Which of the following best describes your cigarette smoking history?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence