Colorado Springs company will not hire tobacco users

Margaret Sabin, President & CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, holds a press conference to talk about the new hiring policy at Centura Health that goes into effect at the first of next year. After January 1, Centura Health will not hire anyone who tests positive for nicotine. The campuses with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services are already smoke free. Employees of the marketing department listen in the background as Sabin talks to the media on Thursday, November 20, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett) (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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