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
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