I've never had any problems with bad fumes from briquette using Kingsford or Stubb's and I use the minion method when I smoke.
18.5" Weber Smokey Mountain
22.5" Weber OTG with Cajun Bandit Conversion Kit
Char-Griller Akorn with side cart
1999 Weber Master-Touch - bent but not broken
14.5" Weber Smokey Joe Silver