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Awareness Survey on Smoking Ban in Restaurants, etc.
in Japan

Smoking Regulation Awareness Survey in Japan
Do you support the indoor total smoking ban?

Total smoking ban in restaurant/bar 83.7%
Display of smoking restriction at the entrance 9.2%
Provided smoking booth 5.5%
Source: A survey by Asahi Shimbun in 2017

 WHO Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.

Inspection by Dr. Judith Mackay, senior policy adviser, WHO

Dr. Judith Macky is a physician qualified by the Roral College of Physician,
born in England (UK) and lives in Hog Kong.

(L) Dr. Judith Macky is taking a picture of bending machine of tobacco, which is the world's best number.
(R) It is very strange to see a smoking area in a public space. She evaluated it as advanced initiatives.

An evaluation had changed soon after she inspected a restaurant.
This shop adopted the air-curtain system to prevent leaking a side-smoke to a non-smoking area, using a wind to blow down.

Dr. Judith Macky criticized strictly, saying we cannot prevent the side-smoke spreads to another area in the indoor space.
When we deter from diffusion of a harmful tobacco-smoke, it is necessary to produce the energy
equivalent to a tornado. It is impossible to settle the complete separate-anti-smoke system in a restaurant.

Dr. Judith Mackay said the tobacco policy in Japan is the worst in the world.
It is very important to establish the smoking restriction by law until 2020, when Tokyo Olympic will take place.
Picture source: NHK TV December 14, 2016

A video created by WHO to stop tobacco-industry-interference campaign.

 Health Ministry urges smoking ban for restaurants, other indoor spaces.

Japan should aim at a 100 percent ban on smoking indoors, instead of setting up smoking rooms,
the report said. The report cites a World Health Organization estimate showing secondhand
smoking causes around 15,000 deaths annually in Japan, making it one of
the worst for inaction
on passive smoking.

Draft of the passive smoking legislation proposed by the Health Ministry
Broadcast by NHK, written in Japanese
A new proposal about smoking regulation by the Health Ministry in
January 2018
This is
the worst anti-smoking measure in the World, neglecting WHO and IOC agreements.

 A smoking-room rate is studied in hotels of Tokyo.
At which hotel, would you like to stay in
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation: An actual survey in 2013 - 2015
How do they cope with the smoking problems in hotels of Tokyo?

Japan high speed railways A smoking-room rate is studied in local hotels.
Japan high speed railways Smoke-free hotels in Japan

 Tokyo International Airport 69smoking booths or rooms:
the largest number among airports in the world.
 The smoking car and/or smoking booth in a train are the superb service for train passengers?
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.
 Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Governor Yoichi Masuzoe advised
to establish a separate smoking space in restaurants and hotels.
The grant-in-aid in 2015 is 80% of the construction fee of smoking facilities.
 Japan Tobacco Inc. is trying to brainwashing Japanese people, using TV commercial.
 The way to sell a tobacco in Japan
 How to protect yourself from toxic tobacco smoke when you use a restaurant in Japan.

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 on-the-spot investigation.

 Sheraton and Marriott Hotel Chains Ban Smoking
 Choice becomes first Scandinavian smoke free hotel chain.

Australia smoking ban Australia Hotel Canberra, Sydney, NSW 2014
Australia smoking ban Australia Hotel Gold Coast, Queensland and Beach resort, NSW 2014
 Russian Hotel Moscow 2014
 Russian Hotel Saint Petersburg 2014
Norway Norway Hotel Oslo 2015
Norway Norway Hotel Bergen 2015
Norway Hotel Fjord 2015
Norway  Norway Hotel Fjord 2016

禁煙席ネット主宰  日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
This article was written in September 2016, by Junhaku Miayamoto, M.D.,PhD.
Information was added in January 2018.

Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land 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.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

www. smokefree.jpn.com

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