September 27th, 2011

Mayo Clinic challenges for more smoke-free workplaces

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Each year Mayo Clinic must make a commitment as part of their role in the Clinton Global Initiative. This year Mayo's goal is one of just a few being highlighted by former President Bill Clinton.Mayo's commitment this year is called Global Smoke-free Worksite Challenge and they're hoping to increase the number of employees who can work in a smoke-free environment. Mayo went smoke-free back in 1987…Dr. Hurt explains, "Cigarette smoking is the only thing I know of that if used as recommended by Philip Morris, Marlboro it will kill 60 percent of the smokers."

KTTC, by Aubrey Helms, 9/27/11

Additional coverage:  WXOW La Crosse, Science Business

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