(sock puppets) voted in favor of health(tyrants)—for our workforce, our visitors and our families – and set on the course to becoming a smoke-free workplace. (F-U!)The implementation date is July 1, but the work has already begun—and it won’t end on July 2.
that tobacco addiction is tough to overcome. I also know that most
smokers want to quit. If that describes you—or someone in your
household—I want to personally encourage you. I hope you’ll take
advantage of the kind of help that works for you, whether formal (from
Kaiser, Regence or Cascade Centers) or informal (from coworkers who
care!). We'll make sure these resources are up front and center and easy
to access over the next few months.
A new medical report out
just yesterday shows that the health effects of smoking are worse than
previously thought, but the benefits of quitting are more than
Offering a smoke-free environment is an
important step toward a healthier workplace. Getting there won’t be
easy, but it will be rewarding.
To your health!