FILE - In this July 15, 2014, file photo, Camel cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Philadelphia. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday, Oct. 22, that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted at employee desks or offices, conference rooms, hallways and elevators. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

“We believe it’s the right thing to do and the right time to do it because updating our tobacco use policies will better accommodate both non-smokers and smokers who work in and visit our facilities,” Howard said.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

The sun sets on Parliament Hill as seen across the river from Ottawa, Ontario, in Gatineau, Quebec,  Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, killing a soldier, then moved to nearby Parliament Hill and was shot and killed by Parliament's sergeant-at-arms. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  Fred Chartrand)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: