Plan would mandate quit-smoking classes

Posted: November 26, 2012 at 5:12 a.m.

The first time Gerald Hyland of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in Virginia tried to cut smokers from the county’s payroll, more than a decade ago, it didn’t go over well. His suggestion that the county stop hiring smokers prompted angry criticism.

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