Cigarettes don't kill people, people do. That would be the tobacco lobby lying to the world. We'd recognize the claim at once as transparent nonsense. So we tax tobacco, using the proceeds to pay for, among other things, health care for those destroying themselves by indulging their right to smoke.
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Let's Tax Gun Buyers, Levy Fines Against Gun Makers
The Connecticut Law Tribune
December 21, 2012
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