The American Cancer Society Recognizes
Excellence in Workplace Tobacco Control Award Winners
Congratulations to the following companies for receiving the 2015 American Cancer Society Excellence
in Workplace Tobacco Control Award. Each organization has helped its employees take steps to stay well by providing outstanding tobacco
cessation programs, policies, and benefit coverage to encourage tobacco cessation at the workplace.
- Loma Linda University Medical Center
- Sentara Healthcare
- West Georgia Health
American Cancer Society Excellence in Workplace Tobacco Control Award criteria*:
- Tobacco Use Workplace Policy: The company institutes a comprehensive tobacco-use policy that
is communicated and enforced throughout all company owned or leased locations and vehicles in the US).
- Workplace Programs: The company provides employees with access to telephonic tobacco cessation
services (i.e., a quitline) or online/on-site group support programs at no cost (through outside vendor or health plan). Companies to
provide documentation of on-going promotional plan, including any employee incentive programs
- Employee Health Benefits: Over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy medications (patch,
gum) are provided to employees at no cost through company health plans or a contracted vendor. Company health plans should provide
coverage for prescription cessation medications.
*Companies must have a minimum of 1,000 employees to be eligible.
Click here to learn more about the Excellence in Workplace Tobacco Control Award.