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Should employers be able to refuse to employ smokers?


One of New Zealand's major employers is looking at refusing to hire smokers, and Auckland Council bosses will consider banning smoking in central-city streets and at bus stops.

The Auckland District Health Board, which employs more than 10,000 people, is developing the controversial but lawful hiring plan. Nursing representatives say it's unfair.

Should employers be able to refuse to employ smokers? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

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