Do penalties for smokers and the obes...

Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?

There are 1 comment on the Connecticut Post story from Jan 26, 2013, titled Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007 file photo, a man smokes in Omaha, Neb. Annual health care costs are roughly $96 billion for smokers and $147 billion for the obese, the government says.

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Jim Hobson

Kennesaw, GA

#1 Jan 26, 2013
If a PRIVATE insurance company or an employer did this you can safely bet that the Department of Justice and the NLRB would scream discrimination and drag them into litigation. The government needs to play by the same rules they shove down the throats of American businesses.

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