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According to Gallup, 14 percent said employers should be able to refuse to hire someone who smokes. Associated Press photo/Ibrahim Usta

Smokers and those who are substantially overweight — the obese — should pay more for health insurance. But when it comes to hiring these same categories of workers, most Americans do not believe employers should be allowed to discriminate against them.

Dan Cook


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