Bernie Sanders Doesn't Think Cigarette And Soda Taxes Are Comparable
Bernie Sanders doesn't seem to think cigarettes should be legal. He also views cigarette taxes different from soda taxes.By Melissa Prax | April 24, 2016
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders doesn't seem to understand why cigarettes are still legal.
"Cigarettes are causing cancer, obviously, and a dozen other diseases. And there is almost the question as to why it remains a legal product in this country," Sanders said on "Meet the Press."
His response follows another recent polarizing issue for Sanders and his opponent Hillary Clinton — soda tax.