The Check-Up: Smokers Face Stigma, Even Among Tobacco Users

Today's health headlines

Like to smoke? A new Gallup poll has found that one in four Americans loses respect for a person when he or she smokes. Ok, fine, maybe that’s fair but get this: The poll also found that about 5 percent of smokers have less respect for other tobacco users. Er, what? I’d really like to know how that mental leap occurs. Anyone?

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