Department of Health and Human Services

Prevention: Govt can do better than an F

Prevention is the most cost-effective health strategy. The American health care system gets an "F" when it comes to acting on several prevention strategies that could save the most lives. This paradigm should change. Let's start by eliminating secondhand smoke. This can be accomplished by posting "smokefree zone signs" and issuing fines to violators. Make the national mall and all federal property smokefree, for starters. ...more »

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Smokefree Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Assisted Living

Require all hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities to be smokefree indoors and outdoors.

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Smoke Free Campus

Please have all Health & Human Services Campuses implement a Smoke Free Campus Campaign.

This is for all Federal and State Campuses. Group home, Independent Living, Shelters, Institutions of any sort where the public is serviced.

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No Welfare for Tobacco Users

Disallow welfare benefits to those who use tobacco products.

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Do you like looking at tobacco butts?

Until smoking is prohibited, fine federal employees, contractors, and visitors for littering on government property. This applies primarily to tobacco litter.

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Ban Smoking on All Govt Property

Collectively, our country loses billions of dollars in lost work productivity every year due to smoking. This is a national disabing phenomenon and it needs to be addressed for the economic health of our country. Post signage to ban smoking on all government property, including building entrances, parking lots, sidewalks, etc.

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