Roger Nugent was on the verge of being hired when he let it slip.
Yes, he confessed to employer Jack Kowalski, he did smoke, occasionally.
Nugent was applying to manage “jet boats” that take tourists through the frothy rapids near Niagara Falls, but suddenly the expected job offer was turning to mist itself: the firm did not welcome cigarette users, he learned.
Still eager for the well-paying opportunity, he abruptly quit smoking and signed a contract that could mean termination if his bosses find he has taken up the habit again, at work or elsewhere.
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Source Credits: Tom Blackwell in National Post Health