Smokefree Workplace
Smoking and the Corporation

The hidden cost of smoking to businesses of all kinds is just now coming to the surface. Smoking not only causes illness and absenteeism, it also decreases productivity. Smoking and the Corporation is a periodic column featured by this series of smokefree pages and dedicated to exploring issues of tobacco and smoking prevention in the workplace.

We are in need of a columnist willing to contribute articles on a periodic basis.

If you would like to volunteer, please send an inquiry with journalistic credentials to Elliot Essman.

Smoking, Employees & Business

From the Maryland Dept. of Health

There is no scientific controversy about the health risks of secondhand smoke. Only the tobacco industry disagrees with the conclusive evidence:1