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Tobacco and Tobacco Cessation



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Comments to FDA on "Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes"
The Business Group supports FDA's efforts to enhance tobacco cessation efforts.
Jun 13, 2018
Building an Engaged Well-being Culture: Strategies and Insights from CNO Financial Group BEHL Webinar
Hear how CNO Financial Group, a Well-being Top Honors winner, has established an engaged well-being culture and how the company uses comprehensive data analysis to identify areas of focus to achieve the most meaningful and impactful results. This webinar also provides insights and tips for completing the 2017 application.
Feb 8, 2017
2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Application
Jan 26, 2017
Developing and Sustaining a Tobacco-Free Workforce: An Interview with Ingersoll Rand
This case study explores the Ingersoll Rand Company's journey to being tobacco free around the world. Topics addressed include developing, rolling out and sustaining a global policy prohibiting tobacco use at work (in corporate locations and company-owned vehicles).
Sep 20, 2016
The Business Case for Tobacco Cessation
This PowerPoint provides the data available to help employers build the business case for tobacco cessation programs and policies.”
Jun 1, 2016
Designing Incentives to Discourage Tobacco Use
This paper provides input on the various types and values of tobacco-related incentives, the definitions of tobacco used by employers, as well as the methods employers use for identifying tobacco use.
Feb 29, 2016
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Webinar 2016: Seeing the Bigger Picture: Beyond Wellness to Well-being
Webinar on the updated criteria for the 2016 application, including how the five drivers of employee well-being are integrated throughout the application along with examples of how to incorporate the drivers in your well-being strategy.
Jan 25, 2016
The Evolution of CVS Health’s Smoking Cessation Strategy
CVS transformed its approach to smoking cessation in 2014, ending the sale of tobacco products in its stores and researching new ways to incentivize its own members to quite tobacco for good. CVS studies show that retail stores taking tobacco off their shelves has real public health impact and sheds light on the most effective incentive structures to encourage employees to quit tobacco.
Oct 14, 2015
EEOC Proposed Rules on the ADA and Wellness Incentives
The EEOC issued proposed regulations that amend current guidance on how the ADA applies to employer-sponsored wellness programs. During this webinar, we discuss these proposed rules, how they may affect wellness program design, and our comments to the EEOC.
Apr 29, 2015
Seven Ways to Engage Managers in Employee Health and Well-being
This publication reviews each of 7 methods employers are using to maximize middle managers’ support of for health and well-being programs.
Nov 13, 2014
Benefits Communication Benchmarking Network Conference Call
This month's topic is: Communicating Tobacco-Free Policies, Penalties and Incentives
Sep 12, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Canada
Tobacco Use and Cessation in Canada
Jun 19, 2014
Best Practices for E-Cigarettes and Tobacco Policies: CVS Caremark and Lowe's Companies, Inc. Share Their Story
Lowe’s Corporation discussed their tobacco-free programs and policies including CVS Caremark’s decision to stop selling all tobacco products and Lowe's success in reducing smoking among its employee population.
Jun 18, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Brazil
Tobacco use and cessation in Brazil
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Mexico
Tobacco use and cessation in Mexico
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Russian Federation
Tobacco use and cessation in the Russian Federation.
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: South Africa
Tobacco use and cessation in South Africa
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: UAE (Dubai)
Tobacco use and cessation in the UAE (Dubai)
Jun 2, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: United Kingdom
Tobacco use and cessation in the United Kingdom
Jun 2, 2014
Global Tobacco Use and Cessation Resources
Global Tobacco Use
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: China
Tobacco use and cessation in China
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: India
Tobacco use and cessation in India
May 28, 2014
Tobacco Use and Cessation: Japan
Tobacco use and cessation in Japan
May 28, 2014
Electronic Cigarettes in the Workplace
Employers should revise their tobacco-free workplace policies to include e-cigarettes as a form of tobacco or a method of smoking.
Nov 21, 2013
Wellness Programs: New Rules and Proposals for 2014 and Beyond
Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Labor, and Internal Revenue Service issued new proposed regulations, effective in 2014, that will modify the rules for wellness programs that offer rewards or penalties based on health factors. During this webinar, we provide an overview of the current and proposed wellness program rules, including examples and a discussion of implications for employer-sponsored plans.
Jan 16, 2013
Financial Incentives for Nonsmoking Employees: The Current Legal and Regulatory Environment
Nearly 70% of adult smokers in the U.S. want to quit and the majority of large employers offer smoking cessation programs. 44% of those offering programs are using rewards or penalties. This policy brief provides details concerning HIPAA, the Americans with Disabilities Act, nondiscrimination rules for cafeteria plans and self-insured medical plans, health savings accounts, spouses and dependents, and state laws.
Feb 16, 2012

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