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National Jewish Tobacco Ban


In observation of National Jewish Medical and Research Center’s commitment to the health and well-being of our patients, visitors and employees, our entire campus will become tobacco free beginning Jan. 1, 2008.  This new policy applies to all employees, volunteers, patients and visitors.   The use of any form of tobacco products will be prohibited from all National Jewish buildings, grounds, parking lots and vehicles on the property.

Support will be provided to all employees and patients who desire to stop using tobacco products via education, pharmacological aids, and smoking cessation programs accessible through the Colorado Quit Line at 1-800-639-QUIT (7848).



National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 125 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of children and adults with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page.

We have many faculty members, from bench scientists to clinicians, who can speak on almost any aspect of respiratory, immune, cardiac and gastrointestinal disease as well as lung cancer and basic immunology.

Our team is available to arrange interviews, discuss events and story ideas.m