No-Smoking Anywhere: Guide Helps Hospitals Expand Their Bans

Santamour, Bill
November 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2009, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p10
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the guide "Destination Tobacco-Free: A Practical Tool for Hospitals & Health Systems," developed by Washington Health Foundation's Healthiest State in the Nation Campaign. It offers advice on establishing tobacco-free policies in hospital campuses across the U.S. The guide offers advice on working with employees and patients to enforce a smoke-free policy and gives examples of hospitals that have instituted a campuswide smoking ban.


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