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Florida City Refuses to Hire Smokers

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The City of Delray Beach will no longer hire people who smoke, the Sun Sentinel reports.

The paper reports the policy took effect last Monday. Current employees who smoke are reportedly encouraged to quit.

The Sun Sentinel says the change is about saving money; smokers can cost a company $12,000 per year in healthcare costs.

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