Do you smoke? Forget working for McLaren of Lansing - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Do you smoke? Forget working for McLaren of Lansing

LANSING, MI (WNEM) -

A Michigan hospital is rolling out a controversial new hiring policy.

McLaren Greater Lansing says anyone who tests positive for nicotine will be ineligible for employment. This rule only applies to new hires.

The rules also applies to nicotine gum or nicotine patches.

McLaren says this policy will create a healthier environment for patients, care-givers and visitors. Officials also say the new policy will impact healthcare costs.

So what do you think of this new policy? Sound off on the WNEM Facebook page or email us at wnem@wnem.com.

Copyright 2013 WNEM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • The Latest: Norway sets Winter Games record with 38 medals

    The Latest: Norway sets Winter Games record with 38 medals

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-02-24 01:14:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:16 AM EST2018-02-24 08:16:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...

    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

    More >>

    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

    More >>
  • Man injured in midtown Montgomery shooting

    Man injured in midtown Montgomery shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:13 AM EST2018-02-24 08:13:19 GMT
    There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting. (Source: WSFA 12 News)There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
    There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting. (Source: WSFA 12 News)There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting.

    More >>

    There was a large police presence on Zelda Road early Saturday morning as police investigated a shooting.

    More >>
  • Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-23 15:37:22 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:45 AM EST2018-02-24 07:45:50 GMT
    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to...

    More >>

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly