Stronger smoking bans could save lives, cancer group says

Jun 15, 2011 Full story: KTXL-TV Sacramento

States could save as many as 2 million lives and as much as $2 billion in healthcare costs by adopting strong tobacco control policies, according to research released on Wednesday by the American Cancer Society.

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lazy loon

AOL

#1 Jun 17, 2011
Death is a lot like deap sleap, but without bad dreams, taxes or bills. You don't even have to get up and go to work. Why the big worry about it?
Bigger PIcture

Sedalia, MO

#2 Jun 18, 2011
1. Everyone dies at some point from some cause. The anti-everything collectivist set might want us to believe that they know the way to immortality, but they are simply just another fringe cult.

2. The government should have no costs associated with health care except for that of military personnel. The costs associated with each individual's personal health care needs are largely due to that individual's personal choices. The taxpayers should not be burdened with the irresponsible behaviors of anyone, smokers or non-smokers alike. If you expect the givernment to take care of you, don't be surprised when they clamp down on your freedoms.
hugh jass

Nashville, TN

#3 Jun 18, 2011
Right. Two out of two people believe that risk of death is a non-issue.

How warrior-like of you both.

One of you thinks it should be entirely up to the individual to avoid unhealthy situations. Okay. SO, if someone is smoking around me, in order to make my own decision and take care of my own health, I should shoot the sucker. If I don't, then I should be willing to pay for any health care costs resulting from SHS exposure, and I don't want to do that.

This is your solution?

Whack job.

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