Tobacco-Free at Work

Johns Hopkins Hospital has a policy that prohibits smoking at work. This supports our efforts to provide the best care for our patients, visitors, and dedicated staff.

What Is Changing?

  • Employees are not allowed to smoke during work hours. It includes breaks and meals. Tobacco products include cigarettes, cigarillos, cigars, chewing tobacco, and pipes.
  • Employees are not allowed to smell smoke or tobacco products at work.
  • This updated policy covers all Johns Hopkins Hospital employees and anyone working there.
  • There are resources available to help workers quit smoking at work.
  • No designated smoking areas are available around the hospital. The hospital and campus of JHH will prohibit using tobacco products by patients or visitors.

Johns Hopkins Hospital employees and managers view:

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital has adopted a new policy on tobacco-free workplaces.
    • Tobacco-Free Workplace Guide
    • Manager Toolkit
    • Tobacco Free at Work Flyers


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