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Are you people smokers, if not then what ever insurance company you decide to use will make you pay more money for behing a smoker.
It aint obamas fault lol
Tobacco is bad lol
One thing everyone overlooks is TAXES.
Suppose everyone quit….your taxes would skyrocket since smokers are subsidizing all manner of things.
That, and a whole lot of govt subsidized tobacco farmers would be unemployed.
reply to post by IAMTAT
Im sorry i dont understand your question, i am a smoker and every year i pay a bit more for whatever reason they deem to raise there prices for, i also have to do doctor checkups to make sure that my plan dosent get cut.
And you know what it isint obamas fault
reply to post by jam321
Smokers are just the first part of the pie. Soon they will go after those other people who don't who don't live a healthy lifestyle
Good! Can't wait. People who lead unhealthy lifestyles are the primary cause for the annual increase in insurance rates.
Smokers are just the first part of the pie. Soon they will go after those other people who don't who don't live a healthy lifestyle as per government's desire. It's all about the money, no doubt about it.
reply to post by Krazysh0t
It's funny because Obama is a smoker himself. I don't know if he quit or not though.
Pretty messed up that a health plan that's supposed to be easy and cheap is anything but, especially for certain people.
AWESOME!!! If you are going to intentionally give yourself cancer, then guess what? You should be uninsurable! Just die already. To complain about higher rates for smokers is pathetic. Smokers should consider themselves lucky that they can even get insurance. And I say this as a former smoker.
Just die already
I shouldn't be taxed again. I think the ever increasing tax I pay when I buy a pack is quite enough.
You people that claim "smoking" is a pre-existing condition are ludicrous. It's an action and a choice. The same should go for all the fat bastards out there. And don't give me that medical condition business. Overeating and inactivity are choices, not medical conditions.edit on 25-11-2013 by yamammasamonkey because: (no reason given)
You can't have your cake and eat it too. The government either wants to let us keep smoking and tax it fairly, or have us quit and risk loosing a pretty nice tax revenue stream.
However, alcoholics, recreational drug users and the obese should be penalised with higher insurance premiums as well.