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Random “smokerlyzer” and other testing coming for state employees

On WUNC TV’s Legislative Week in Review yesterday, State Health Plan Director Jack Walker started to describe his plans for random testing to find smokers and overweight people on the state health plan. No other state in the country is treating state employees in this way. For a better way to reduce smoking and encourage healthier habits in the state health plan see the NC Health Access Coalition’s recent report [1].

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