Smoking

    St. Jude Vendors Code of Conduct Policies



    Purpose

    As an international leader in pediatric cancer research and treatment, St. Jude has a responsibility to acknowledge the risks of smoking and tobacco use by establishing a tobacco-free environment for employees and visitors. Tobacco use is an established cause of lung cancer, oral cancer, lung diseases (e.g., emphysema, bronchitis, chronic airway obstruction) and many other illnesses. This policy outlines St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s (St. Jude) policy for use of tobacco products on the St. Jude campus.


    Definition

    Tobacco: Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco products, as well as electronic cigarettes.


    Scope

    This policy applies to all employees, students, consultants, visitors, vendors and contractors working on the St. Jude campus.


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