This collection contains items concerning tobacco use and tobacco policies in hospitals. Articles and conference papers from both medical journals and newspapers make up the bulk of this collection, it also includes correspondence, hospital policies and other industry documents, photographs, and hospital artifacts, namely ashtrays. Items date from June 1978 to April 2011, but are predominately dated 1985 and 1989. Some items are undated.
Q & A on Hospital Smoking Guidelines, Smokeless Tobacco, & Vitamin Supplements
July 11, 1980
Smoking Guidelines for Hospitals
DCH Health System Smoking Policy
Druid City Hospital
Hospital Cigarette Sale Policy
Hospitals Backed by Tobacco Industry article – Fall 1993
Hospitals Challenged to Restrict Smoking article
Tobacco Sponsored Hospital Fundraiser
March 14, 1989
“Against a total ban on smoking in our hospitals”
John L. Graner, M.D.
“Please be careful!”
“The Fight to Switch”
“Doctor with Pipe at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital”
“Public Health Trust”
“Cigarettes for sale at University of Alabama Birmingham hospital”
“More Docotrs Smoke Camels”
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Smoking: What are the cost implications to hospitals?
Elvin Adams, MD, MPH
Buffalo General Hospital Ashtray
The publications that are represented in this collection are the following:
The hospitals and other organizations represented in this collection are: American Hospital Association, ASH, Buffalo General Hospital, Hospital Security and Safety Management, Jackson Memorial Hospital, the Minnesota Coalition for a Smoke-Free Society, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, the New Jersey Hospital Association, New Jersey GASP, and Riley County Hospital.