NH company has receptionist sniff employees for signs of smoking


New Hampshire-based Kimball Physics has been enforcing an austere anti-smoking policy since the 1990s, when the state ruled that it was illegal for the company to hire only non-smokers. The rules are simple: If you smoke, you can still work at Kimball, but you're not allowed on the premises if you smell like cigarettes. To enforce the rule, employees entering the facility must pass by a receptionist who administers a sniff test.


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