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Concept 20: Use and Abuse of Tobacco


Discussion Questions

Concept 20: Use and Abuse of Tobacco

  1. Why is it so difficult for people to quit smoking?
  2. Are tobacco companies responsible for smokers becoming addicted to cigarettes or should smokers accept the responsibility for their own behaviors?
  3. Should the government impose large taxes on tobacco to defer some of the health care costs attributed to smoking?
  4. Would a high tax on cigarettes reduce usage or just spawn a larger black market for cheap cigarettes?
  5. Should tobacco advertising be more strictly regulated or even banned?
  6. Should tobacco be regulated as a drug and be made illegal for minors?
  7. Should smoking be banned in all public places or is this an infringement of a smoker's rights?

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