AppleCare: No Smokers Need Apply

Allegedly, Apple is declining to repair Macs owned by smokers on the ground that secondhand smoke is dangerous.  This a gross misunderstanding of the science--theoretically, tobacco tar could be hazardous if applied to your skin, but you'd have to really slather it on, leave it there for an extended period, and reapply fairly frequently.  But it also seems like a gross misunderstanding of who makes up their customer base on the East Coast.