U-Haul won’t hire smokers in certain states

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(CNN) – If you’re a smoker, you might have to mark U-Haul off the list of potential employers.

The company said it’s going to stop hiring people who use nicotine in 21 states.

Those states allow an employer to decline to hire someone based on nicotine use.

U-Haul will implement the policy on February 1.

The policy won’t apply to current employees.

People seeking U-Haul jobs in those states will be questioned about nicotine use.

In states where testing is allowed, applicants must consent to submit to nicotine screening to be considered for employment.

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(This story was originally published on January 2, 2020)

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