Woman claims she was fired for smelling like cigarette smoke

Stephanie Cannon of Fridley believes she's the victim of discrimination – fired from a hospital receptionist job because she smelled like cigarette smoke, KSTP reports. She said she did all she could to avoid smelling like smoke. She claims her employer suggested she shower at work and also avoid her cigarette-smoking husband before coming to the job.
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Stephanie Cannon, a pack-a-day smoker and formerly a receptionist at Park Nicollet Health Services, said she did everything she could to get rid of the smoke smell before she went to work. She stopped smoking on breaks and bought new clothes and kept them in plastic bags. But nothing worked, and now Cannon claims that she was fired over the way she smelled.

Her former employer declined to comment. KSTP has more:

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