Deep in the heart of "tobacco country," smoking could bar some people from getting jobs.
Tennessee Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga began testing prospective employees this week for smoking. If the tests come back positive, their chances of being hired go up in smoke.
"It's relevant to creating that healthy lifestyle," Memorial Health Care Systems CEO James Hobson said. "It's relevant to the entire community."
The policy sends a message that the hospital takes the health of its own workers...Full Story