Any tobacco use actually.
“As a health care organization, we have a responsibility for maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all our employees, volunteers, patients and visitors,” she said. “We are also committed to promoting wellness. We’ve had a nonsmoking campus for a number of years, and this is a natural extension of that policy.”
Barker said studies by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that workers who smoke, on average, miss 6.16 days of work a year because of illness, compared with 3.86 days for nonsmokers.