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Questions - Smoking and Legal Age Changes - October 31-November 1, 2013

Just 10% Say They Are Smokers
Americans Say 18 Is Old Enough to Vote or Be in Military, But Not to Smoke
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted October 31 – November 1, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

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

2* Should the government outlaw tobacco smoking?

3* Which of the following best describes your cigarette smoking history? Do you currently smoke cigarettes, don’t smoke now but you used to smoke, or have never smoked cigarettes?

4* Should health insurance companies be allowed to offer discounts to individuals who are non-smokers?

5* What’s more likely to reduce the number of smokers – more health warnings, more taxes on cigarettes, raising the age for buying cigarettes or health insurance discounts for non-smokers?

6* A proposal has been made to raise the tobacco-purchasing age from 18 to 21. Do you favor or oppose raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21?

7* Do you favor or oppose raising the voting age from 18 to 21?

8* Do you favor or oppose raising the age for enlisting in the military from 17 to 21?

9* What should be the legal drinking age in the United States…16, 18, 21, 25 or should drinking be outlawed completely?

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