A website by Dr.Junhaku Miyamoto

Dr. Miyamoto is medical doctor lives in Tokyo.
A side work is a travel writer.
Articles and photos cover the areas of Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe.
This website is aimed to report the present state of smoking restriction
and to distribute an information of the smoke-free air law in the world,
to protect the people from hazard of the secondhand smoke.
You are free to link to this web site.

smoke-free Hotel and Travel

Travel sketch in Japan and the world in respect to smoking regulations

Mt.Fuji photographed in April 2012 by Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto.

English Index

Indoor smoking ban in each country
Source: Book, The Lonely Wolf Country, '一匹狼の国' by Junhaku Miyamoto
Copyright (C)2015 Junhaku Miyamoto All rights are reserved.

1. gray: No known smoke-free regulations (or no data)
2. wine-red: No national smoke-free law, and no plan to establish a national law to restrict smoking in an indoor public space.
Note: The capital of China, the city of Beijing prohibits smoking in indoor public places, such as in a restaurant.
3. pink:  No national smoke-free law, however, some localities have more comprehensive indoor restrictions.
4. orange: National smoke-free law has been established; however, the law is not strictly enforced.
5. yellow: National smoke-free law for public indoor areas has been established; however, enforcement in entertainment areas is weak.
6. light-green: There is no national smoke-free law; however, sate or city law prohibits smoking in indoor public space.
7. dark-green: A nationwide total smoking ban is enforced covering all public indoor areas.
Note: There is some exception in total smoking ban, e.g. at area in which service is not provided.

A new book entitled [ The Lonely Wolf Country ] disclosed the memoir of history of inadequate Japanese smoke-free laws.
English version of the book report

France smoking ban France  Netherlands smoking ban Netherlands  Denmark smoking ban Denmark  Copenhagen smoking ban Copenhagen Airport Paris airport smoking ban Paris Airport  Paris city smoking ban Paris City
Iceland smoking ban Iceland  Finland smoking ban Finland  Sweden smoking ban Sweden Norway smoking ban Norway 2015 Switzerland smoking ban Switzerland 2008 Portugal smoking ban Portugal
Spain smoking ban Spain Italy smoking ban Italy  Malta smoking ban Malta  Ireland smoking ban Ireland North Ireland smoking ban North Ireland  UK smoking ban UK   Greece smoking ban Greece Belgium
Rent-a-car smoking banRent-a-car smoking ban Smoking Ban in a rent-a-car   Scandinavia hotel smoking banScandinavia hotel smoking banScandinavia hotel smoking ban Choice Hotel Chain in Scandinavia
Paris city smoking banGermany smoking ban France and Germany 2011 Germany smoking ban Germany 2013  Austria Switzerland smoking ban Switzerland 2013
Ukraine  Rusia smoking ban Russia 2008-2014

Taiwan smoking ban Taiwan   China smoking ban China Hong Kong smoking ban Hong Kong  Macau Singapore smoking ban Singapore Thailand smoking ban Thailand   India smoking ban India
Iraq  Iran smoking ban Iran  Turkey smoking ban Turkey  South Korea smoking ban South Korea   The First Nonsmoking Nation, Bhutan


New Zealand smoking ban New Zealand  Australia smoking ban Australia 2007-2012 Australia smoking ban Australia 2014 Guam smoking ban Guam  Hawaii smoking ban Hawaii

Chicago smoking ban Chicago   Miami smoking ban Miami  Sheraton Marriott smoking ban Sheraton and Marriott Hotels in North America
Apartments smoking banApartments smoking ban Smoking Ban for Apartments Apartments smoking banApartments smoking ban Smoking Ban in USA/Canada 2010
Apartments smoking banApartments smoking ban Smoking Ban in a rent-a-car   Sheraton Marriott smoking ban A smoking control in US airports
Apartments smoking ban Smoking Ban in Canada 2011  Puerto Rico  
Brazil smoking ban Brazil  Uruguay

Hawaii smoking ban Smoking Ban in Alaska 2014

Japan tobacco control Japan's situation

Narita airport smoking rooms Hotel Smoke-free hotels in Japan

    Such a movement to eliminate the smoking from the hotel has begun in Japan that accepts a guest from abroad.

Narita airport smoking rooms Smoking-Room Rate at the major Hotels in Tokyo
   An actual survey how to cope with the smoking problems in hotels of Tokyo
Narita airport smoking rooms Airport Smoking Restriction at Airport in the World: Actual survey
    Narita International Airport provides at least 43 smoking rooms, the world's second largest. 
    Tokyo Haneda International Airport provides 69 smoking rooms, the world's largest. 
    A door-less smoking room is provided at the New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido.
Smokin ban in taxi at Tokyo
Taxi Smoking ban in Tokyo's Taxis
LDP Japan neglects smoking ban
Train The smoking space in a train is necessary for all smokers? Is that the superb service to a train passenger?
   A smoking booth or smoking vehicle is provided in a super-express train operated by three major Japanese railway companies
Narita airport smoking rooms Olympic 2020: Japan has a serious health problem with the safety of restaurants.
Olympic 2020: Japan has a serious health problem with the safety of restaurants.

Narita airport smoking rooms Politics Tobacco-friendly Japanese Government always secures to maintain the place of smoking indoors of trains and restaurants.
   The worst anti-smoking measures have announced by Japanese Government in
   Olympic healthy sports environment is frustrating.
Narita airport smoking rooms Japanese Government is to promote a policy of the opposite.
   In 2013, Department of Health, Labor and Welfare announced to assist an establishment of indoor smoking room
in restaurant and hotels, and will increase the financial support rate from
   the present 25% to 50% of the whole construction fee.
JT inc. TV commercial Tokyo Metropolitan Government denies a total smoking ban in restaurants and public places.
    Tokyo Metropolitan Government advised to establish a separate smoking-space in a public place
   to avoid second-hand smoke.
New Tokyo Metropolitan Government will give the financial support rate from 80% to 90% of
    the whole construction fee of smoking indoor space.
Narita airport smoking rooms Smoking Regulations in Japan is reverse to the world.
Narita airport smoking rooms Omotenashi: The Olympic Games participants should be hospitable with a smoke-free policy in all restaurants and cafes in Tokyo.
Narita airport smoking rooms 
How to protect you from toxic tobacco smoke when you use a restaurant in Japan.
Total smoking ban Awareness Survey on Smoking Ban in Restaurants and smoking rate in Japan 2016
JT, inc. supports outside smoking ban Street Smoking Ban:
Japan Tobacco Inc. is supporting aggressive street smoking bans in Japan,
    in order to foil to prevent the clean indoor air policy?

Smokers get off sidewalks go inside Smoking Restriction in Street: Smokers, Get off sidewalks and go inside.
Total smoking ban The indoor total smoking ban is the rule of the world.
Symposium for smoke-free society The countries which enforced a total smoking ban and the enforced start time.
The world map on smoking ban is created by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
Symposium for smoke-free societyThe Second Annual Meeting of Tobacco-Free Advocacy held in September, 2013
Symposium for smoke-free societyThe Forth Annual Meeting of Tobacco-Free Advocacy held in September, 2015
Symposium for smoke-free societyThe Sixth Annual Meeting of Tobacco-Free Advocacy held in September, 2017

Japan's  anti-smoking law Newspaper Herald Tribune International: Japan must move faster on anti-smoking law.

Cigarerre prices among countries Cigarette Prices International comparison of cigarette prices and taxes
Tobacco sales in Japan Tobacco Sale: The way to sell a tobacco in Japan, in comparison to other countries
Smokers get off sidewalks go inside The Tobacco Company: Japan Tobacco Inc. is trying to brainwash Japanese people.
Smokin ban in taxi at TokyoTobacco TV advertising by JT
Symposium for smoke-free society
The specific policies to hide cigarettes from people, including children, in order not to be stained by tobacco-evil

 Smoking causes cancer, heart diseases, and emphysema.

Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated based on-the-spot investigation.

Footprints on the earth of Dr. J. Miyamoto

 Domestic Travel in Japan:Hot-springs, Ryokan, Hotel, Mountains, Shrine, Trip by train and aircraft

Prime Minister Abe appears to have badly misjudged on visiting Yasukuni Shrine.
Japan government aims to keep the population at 100 million in 2060s.
Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.
Earthquake at Kumamoto 2016 and Tsunami at Tohoku 2011
The Operation Tomodachi by US Military forces played a Key Role in Post-Tsunami action.

Overpopulation of the World
YouTube selections

Obama speech at Hiroshima
  President Obama is the first American President to visit the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima.

Smoking ban in train, restaurant and hotel in Japan

Travel Sketch 2006-2016

Italy travel sketch Italy/Malta 2006 Ireland travel sketch Ireland 2006  New Zealand travel sketch New Zealand 2007  Australia travel sketch Australia 2007  Canada travel sketchUSA travel sketch Canada/USA 2007 Denmark travel sketch Denmark 2008 

Italy travel sketch Ireland travel sketch New Zealand travel sketch Australia travel sketch Canada USA travel sketch Denmark travel sketch

Sweden travel sketch Sweden 2008  India travel sketch India 2008   Paris travel sketch France2008/2010    Iceland travel sketch Iceland 2009   Finland travel sketch Finland 2009    Taiwan travel sketch Taiwan 2009 and 2016

Sweden travel sketch India travel sketch Paris travel sketch Iceland travel sketch Finland travel sketch Taiwan travel sketch

Thailand travel sketch Thailand 2009   Netherlands smoking ban Netherlands 2010  Portugal smoking ban Portugal 2010    Spain smoking ban Spain 2010  Canada travel sketchUSA travel sketch Canada/USA 2010  India smoking ban India 2010

Thailand travel sketch

Paris travel sketch France2011    Germany smoking ban Germany2011    Switzerland smoking ban Swiss2011    Canada travel sketch Canada2011     South Korea smoking ban Korea 2012

USA travel sketch USA 2012      Bhutan 2012      Macau2012     Hong Kong smoking ban Hong Kong 2012    China smoking ban Shanghai 2013

Germany smoking ban Switzerland smoking ban Austria/Germany/Swiss 2013   Rusia smoking ban Russia 2014      USA travel sketch Alaska, USA 2014  Australia smoking ban Australia 2014

Norway smoking ban Norway 2015         Norway smoking ban Norway 2016          China smoking ban China 2019

Travel Videos
A spectacular landing on the Paro Airport, Bhutan 2012 ( Video length: 14 minutes )
A thrilling helicopter-ride over the South Alps in New Zealand 2006
( Video length: 21 minutes )
Movie Record in North America 2012
2012- JayMicDr ( by Dr.Junhaku Miyamoto ) : Click [Videos] when necessary
2013 and after - DrJayMic ( by Dr.Junhaku Miyamoto ): Click [Videos] when necessary
A selected photograph in the World 2006-2007 ( by Dr.Junhaku Miyamoto )
Image search of Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto

Travel by Train
All railway trains should be completely smoke -free.

イタリア鉄道旅行・シシリア Italia Rail: Trenitalia
アイルランド鉄道旅行 Rail Travel Ireland
ニュージランド鉄道旅行 NZ Rail: Tranz Alpine/Scenic
オーストラリア鉄道旅行 Brief Journey by Australian Rail
米国・東北部鉄道旅行 Amtrak Acela Express: Boston-Newyork
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Washington DC Metro/Union Station
シカゴ鉄道 Chicago CTA Rail
マイアミ鉄道 Miami Metro Rail

ストックホルム・空港鉄道 Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Express
ストックホルム地下鉄 Stockholm County Railways
スエーデンX2000の旅 X2000:Stockholm-Copenhagen Express
コペンハーゲン近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Greater Copenhagen Railways
パリ鉄道ターミナル駅 Paris Rail Terminals
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Paris Metro-RER-Tram
フィンランド鉄道 路面電車 地下鉄 Railways in Helsinki, Finland

韓国高速鉄道 Korea Train Express, Airport Express and Metro
タイ・バンコク鉄道 Bangkok Mass Transit/Thai Railways
韓国高速鉄道 Indian Railway
韓国高速鉄道 Dehli Metro
台湾高速鉄道 Taiwan High-Speed Rail
台湾高速鉄道 China High-Speed Rail

シカゴ鉄道 Portugal Metro, Railways
マイアミ鉄道 Amsterdam Rail
シカゴ鉄道 High-speed train in Spain 2010
マイアミ鉄道 Barcelona Railways

 Railway Travel in France 2011
 Railway Travel in Germany 2011
 Vancouver Skytrain
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Edomonton Metro
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 VIA train, Vancouver to Jasper
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Alaskan Railroad

米国横断鉄道旅行 Amtrak: Seattle to Glacier National Park
米国横断鉄道旅行 Airport Express and MTR, Hong Kong
サンフランシスコ鉄道 San Francisco: cable-car, tram and Bart
サンフランシスコ鉄道 High-speed train in Germany, Austria and Switzerland 2013

 Moscow Metro
 Saint Petersburg Metro
 Sapsan, high-speed train of Russia
 Allegro, high-speed train between Finland and Russia

パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Alaskan Railroad
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Railways connecting Canberra and Sydney, Australia
米国・東北部鉄道旅行 Gold Coast Light-Rail
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 Train in Norway, Trondheim to Oslo

 Narita Airport-City Rail Service
 Japanese high-speed train 'Hayabusa'
 Japanese high-speed train 'Super-Komachi'

高速鉄道網建設 高速鉄道網建設高速鉄道網建設 高速鉄道網建設 Market Booms for new High-speed Trains
Total smoking ban in the railway trains is the common sense of the world.

Health warning tobacco Smoking Prevalence and Cigarette Consumption in 187 Countries, 1980-2012
Source: JAMA 2014

cigarette prices tobacco tax Cigarette Prices and Tobacco Tax

Tobacco Sales and Health Warning

Health warning tobacco Canada Canada   Health warning tobacco UK Britain  Health warning tobacco Australia Australia Health warning tobacco Thailand Thailand  Health warning tobacco Denmark Denmark  Health warning tobacco Iceland Iceland   Health warning tobacco Finland Finland   Health warning tobacco Brazil Brazil

Health warning tobacco Photographs: Health warning for smoking.
Health warning tobacco Beware of Third-Hand Smoke
Health warning tobacco Second-hand smoke doubles the risk of heart attack and diabetes.
Health warning tobacco Smokers, can you see your life 30 years after?

Smoking Ban in Airports
Malta  Ireland   North Ireland   London 2007  London 2013 London 2016 New Zealand-Christchurch 
 New Zealand-Auckland   Adelaido and Brisbane  Canberra and Sydney Montreal  Vancouver   Calgary 
Boston   New York France-Paris  Finland-Helsinki   Iceland Norway smoking ban Bergen  Norway smoking ban Oslo  Rusia smoking ban Moscow 
Guam   Chicago  Miami    Hawaii   Bangkok  Taiwan   Bhutan 
 Spain Portugal   Netherlands Germany smoking ban Berlin Germany smoking ban Frankfurt Germany smoking ban Munich Switzerland smoking ban Zurich China smoking ban Shanghai 
Haneda Sapporo Narita Kansai and Local Airports

Total Smoking Ban in USA and Canada.

smorking ban bc canada Smoke-free BC Canada
smorking ban alberta canada Smoking Ban in Public and Work places in Alberta
smorking ban Saskatchewan Smoking Ban in Saskatchewan 
smorking ban manitoba canada Nonsmokers Health Protection Act, Manitoba 
smorking ban ontario canada Smoke-free Ontario Act 
smorking ban quebec canada Tobacco Control in Quebec 
smorking ban new Brunswick Smoke-free Places Act, New Brunswick 
smorking ban nova scotia Smoke-free Places Act, Nova Scotia 

smorking ban New Jersey  Smoking Ban in New Jersey 
smorking ban Illinois USA Smoke-free Illinois Act 
smorking ban California USA Smoking Ban in California 1998
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas 
smorking ban condominium Smoking Ban in a condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state Smoking Ban in the State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Smoking Ban in Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana passed statewide smoking Ban
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act
smorking ban Arizona USA Smoking Ban in Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Smoking Ban in the State of Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Smoking Ban in Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Smoking Ban in the Massachusetts state.
smorking ban New York Smoking Ban in New York 
smorking ban Maryland USA Smoking Ban in Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Smoking Ban in Washington, D.C.
smorking ban Minnesota USA Smoking Ban in Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Smoking Ban in Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Smoking Ban in Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Smoking Ban in Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Smoking Ban in Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Smoking Ban in Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Smoking Ban in Nevada 
smorking ban Virginia USA Smoking Ban in Virginia
smorking ban Michigan USA Smoking Ban in Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Smoking Ban in Wisconsin

Item-specific Index in English

Special Note:
 Russia unduly occupies our Northern Territories of Japan.
Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Stop merging war criminals and war victims at Yasukuni Shrine.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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