Arizona Considers Taxing Smokers, Obese
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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Arizona is considering a $50 tax on the obese and smokers in attempt to release strain on the cash-strapped Medicaid program. The tax would penalize those who do not follow doctors orders.
Fitness and weight-loss expert Dr. Michael Applebaum joined KDKA’s Robert Mangino to discuss the implications of such a tax.