Brief: Business Goes Tobacco Free

Brief: Business Goes Tobacco Free

Virginia Tire & Auto (, the Fairfax-based full-service automotive maintenance provider, became smoke-free at its 12 Northern Virginia locations on Nov. 19. The business is located locally at 14611 Lee Highway, Centreville Virginia Tire & Auto chose to launch its smoke-free initiative to coordinate with the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout event.

Under the Virginia Tire & Auto Tobacco Free Campus Plan, all smoking, chewing, and use of e-cigarettes/pipes and other tobacco products are prohibited on any property owned, operated or managed by Virginia Tire.

To further encourage and support a smoke-free workplace, Virginia Tire & Auto offers a credit of $1,800 per year to associates enrolled in the company health plan who also abstain from tobacco use. Virginia Tire & Auto also has ceased tobacco sales at all of its gas stations.