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Cigarette Giant Reynolds: No More Smoking at Work

Cigarette Giant Reynolds: No More Smoking at Work

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(NEWSER)– If you're a smoker, working at the country's No. 2 cigarette manufacturer is probably pretty convenient—or it was pretty convenient. Reynolds American (maker of brands such as Camel and Salem) told employees yesterday that as of Jan. 1, they won't be permitted to smoke in its facilities, including in conference rooms, elevators, and hallways, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. There will be designated smoking areas that "provide a comfortable atmosphere for adult smokers," company spokesman David Howard says, and there are exceptions to the ban: e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn cigarettes, moist snuff, and a smokeless tobacco product called "snus."

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