Southern California Public Radio's Stephanie O'Neill, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "The federal health law allows states to charge smokers up to 50 percent more for a health plan – but legislation is moving forward in the California legislature that will make sure that doesn't happen. And unlike other efforts around the country to alter the law, this is one coming from a Democrat" (O’Neill, 4/30). Read the story.
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