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  •  They can cancel a policy for fraud, such as (1+ / 0-)
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    lying on the application about smoking.

    When making a policy purchase, insurance shoppers don’t have to prove whether they use tobacco. But smokers who might consider lying about tobacco use to cut their premium rates should think again.

    “If a tobacco user does not check the box, and we later found out through a review of medical records or other reasons that he or she is a tobacco user, that is considered fraud,” Schultz said. “An insurance policy may be terminated if one commits fraud and does not share accurate medical information.”

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