WHO stops hiring smokers

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WHO stops hiring smokers

By Sam Cage

CNEWS, December 2, 2005

GENEVA(AP) - The World Health Organization has stopped hiring smokers as part of its commitment to battle tobacco use, a spokesman said Friday.

"WHO has taken a very public lead in the fight against tobacco use," spokesman Iain Simpson said. "As a matter of principle, WHO does not want to recruit smokers."

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